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Re: perl fork error: child_info_fork::abort: data segment start: - example code!

On 08/02/2012 14:27, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Feb  8 13:59, Heiko Elger wrote:> 
>> Yes - I know it is a BLODA - but please go  on reading - my company want to 
>> contact Symantec cause of these ERRORs.
>> The following simple perl script will produce the following error:
>> ***** snip snip snip ***
>> [...]
>> ********* snip snip snip ****************
>> 1.)
>> Symantec is installed and is running but it is complete deactivated with 
>> context menu.
>> What does this error mean - please a little bit in delail?
>> 0 [main] perl 8916 child_info_fork::abort: data segment start: parent
>> (0xC1A000) != child(0xA6A000)
> The code checks if the data and bss segments of a given DLL, which was
> already loaded by the parent process, is in the same spot in the child
> process.  If not, the DLL has been loaded into another address in the
> child, which will likely result in a nonfunctional forked process.

It seems to me that what this error actually means is that we correctly
located the DLL in step 2 of load_after_fork(), but then we actually tried to
load it for real in step 3, it landed in the wrong place (which
dll_list::alloc() detects and reports)

> Perhaps.  Probably.  I'm not sure.  However, the above addresses
> 0xC1A000 and 0xA6A000 are *very* unlikely DLL load addresses in a
> Windows system.  Usually DLLs are loaded at addresses beyond
> 0x10000000, preferredly to the address stored in the DLL header.
> As I said , I don't no if SEP is really the culprit here, but at
> least the address are weird.  And...

It seems to be perfectly normal for DLLs to get relocated below 0x1000000 on
my XP SP3 system.

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