Dynamic Linkage Problem

Richard Henderson rth@cygnus.com
Sat Sep 19 16:10:00 GMT 1998


On Sat, Sep 19, 1998 at 11:31:29AM -0400, Uncle George wrote:
>     can u ( if u havent allready ) fix a LD bug related to the alpha. the
> .dynsym section should be cleared out on the alpha before use. Some entries
> in the  table are not cleared when the table becomes populated, and random
> numbers are left within the table. An example would be the libdl.so
> distributed with the 6cd jewel set. It has bogus entries that causes gdb to
> go core.
> I had posted this patch before, but dont know what happened to it - if
> anything.

Can you still replicate this?  Some time ago I thought the real cause
had been fixed, in not allocating too much space to begin with.


r~



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