Re: nodejs package issues
On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 09:19:09PM -0600, Bob Tracy wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 08:23:05AM +1300, Michael Cree wrote:
> > I've got bigger fish to fry at the moment. In particular a
> > binutils/glibc bug that is causing segfaults in the dynamic symbol
> > resolver. Try this: write a simple "Hello world" program in C.
> > Compile with "-Wl,-z,now" linker option which causes the dynamic
> > loader to resolve all symbols at program invocation, rather than
> > resolving symbols when first used. If compiled with a recent
> > toolchain it segfaults .
> > (...)
> >  Toolchain gcc 4:6.1.1-1, binutils 2.27-8 produces a working
> > executable, but toolchains later than gcc 4:6.2.1-1, binutils
> > 220.127.116.1170124-2 are known to be bad.
> Verified the broken behavior for a kernel.org kernel version 4.9.0 with
> gcc 6.3.0 20170205 (Debian 6.3.0-6) and binutils 18.104.22.16870205. This
> is *nasty*.
I don't understand. The toolchain bug is for executables built to run
in userspace, not for the kernel. What's the broken behaviour you are
seeing with the kernel?