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

Stew Benedict stewb at linux-foundation.org
Mon Oct 1 01:54:53 PDT 2007

On Mon, 1 Oct 2007, Jiri Dluhos 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.

This could be another instance of the ppc binary issue we saw previously, 
trying to run SLES10 compiled binaries on Debian (ppc32). 


Intent was to update some of 3.1.1 with the fix, although I don't think 
that ever happened (nor will it help the tests not compiled with lsbcc).

Stew Benedict
The Linux Foundation

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