[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 220.127.116.11. 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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