Bug#204789: gcl segfault on ia64
On Sat, Oct 25, 2003 at 02:04:47PM -0400, Camm Maguire wrote:
> reaassign 217484 libc6
> severity 217484 important
> merge 217484 204789
> Greetings! This is due to the way libc6 on ia64 Debian linux (only)
> recalculates function descriptors at runtime depending on the exact
> version of the shared libs present, ostensible soname compatibility
> notwithstanding. A simple recompile on the box on which gcl will run
> is a workaround. If this cannot be fixed, we will have to ensure gcl
> is synchronized with its shared lib dependency packages when
> finalizing sarge.
I still don't understand why you consider this behavior to be a bug in
libc6. The ia64 ABI does not promise that function descriptors will
remain constant even across runs, as far as I know.
MontaVista Software Debian GNU/Linux Developer