[lsb-discuss] Checking Firefox for LSB-compliance

Wichmann, Mats D mats.d.wichmann at intel.com
Fri Apr 20 07:13:28 PDT 2007


lsb-discuss-bounces at lists.freestandards.org wrote:
> OK, here is my current status:
> 
> I have reproduced the problem on x86_64 with the firefox-bin recently
> downloaded from mozilla for version 2.0.0.3. The good news is appcheck
> still dumps, the bad new is it dumps in a different place as
> compared to the stack trace posted by Jeff.
> 
> However, the dumps may be related.
> 
> The rot cause for the dump is a bad address calculation hdr.c on line
> 28.  Here we add the address stored in the ElfFile struct  in
> the addr
> member (file1->addr) and the address we find in the Elf64_Ehdr struct
> for the shared offset (e_shoff) (hdr1->e_shoff).  While the earlier
> calculation for paddr worked (3 lines previous) the shared off set
> calculation fails. THerefore we are setting the saddr member in the
> ElfFile struct to garbage. Once this is accessed things of
> course blow up.

Thanks, Robert, this is useful info.




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