Re: ia64 qualification for Wheezy
On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 02:33:13PM -0500, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
>Aníbal Monsalve Salazar wrote:
>>I'm happy to test a possible fix for #638068 on my ia64 machines.
>>Does someone have a hint about fixing it?
>Émeric seems to have had luck working around the problem by using
>busybox instead of klibc.
>Thorsten mentioned that some low-level voodoo will probably be
>needed before klibc is properly fixed:
>| I've just put some 'write(2, "here1\n", 6)' style debugging
>| into klibc's libc_main.c and found out that shared binaries
>| seem to crash before reaching __libc_main there. And I cannot
>| debug an ELF interpreter with gdb, or at least I don't know
>| how. Would an IA64 expert please look at this? (Note the way
>| how klibc does shared binaries is... special.)
>For the short term, perhaps someone interested could take
>inspiration from Émeric's instructions and write a patch for
>initramfs-tools to disable use of klibc on ia64?
Jonathan, thank you for the pointers. I'll work on that.
>Hope that helps,