[lsb-discuss] mysterious crash of lsb-autotest on SLES9 SP4 pre, ppc

Wichmann, Mats D mats.d.wichmann at intel.com
Mon Oct 1 01:54:05 PDT 2007

lsb-discuss-bounces at lists.linux-foundation.org wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I have found a mysterious problem I don't have an idea what might
> cause it so far. Please, does anyone have a clue what might be the
> culprit? It occurred in our SLES9 SP4 prerelease, so we possibly
> botched something :-) but I don't know what.
> When trying to run the lsb-autotest binary contained in the TEF
> package for ppc, it segfaults immediately. With strace I have found
> that it segfaults even before the main() function starts executing,
> somewhere in the linker or glibc initialization code.

ppc is special-cased in lsbcc now because sles10 (our
build host) generates startup codes which are incompatible
with older systems.  you're probably tripping over this -
you may have older test binaries that are not built with
this hack, or else the hack doesn't work work for your
sles9 sp4.

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