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[commit] [patchv2] Fix vDSO l_name for GDB's: Can't read pathname for load map: Input/output error.
- From: Jan Kratochvil <jan dot kratochvil at redhat dot com>
- To: "Carlos O'Donell" <carlos at redhat dot com>
- Cc: libc-alpha at sourceware dot org
- Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2013 18:07:34 +0100
- Subject: [commit] [patchv2] Fix vDSO l_name for GDB's: Can't read pathname for load map: Input/output error.
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On Thu, 07 Nov 2013 23:07:19 +0100, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> >> Does the entire glibc testsuite pass after this change?
> >> * It might change the output of LD_DEBUG=all?
It does not.
> >> * It might change the output of sotruss-lib used for testing?
Unaware how to test it but I really doubt the patch can change anything.
> Did you see any regressions?
No. I have followed
and after reconfiguring --prefix to /usr I got 0 from: make -j1 check; echo $?
> >> Do other tools run OK after this change?
> >> * Valgrind has no problems?
'valgrind /bin/true' is OK.
> >> * gdb itself has no problems? (I assume it doesn't)
> >> * ldd shows now difference? (Related to LD_DEBUG=all above, but in trace mode)
> I suggest the following more verbose comment:
> OK with those changes, and confirmation that no regressions were seen in the
> glibc testsuite.
On Fri, 08 Nov 2013 03:39:15 +0100, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> Please also add `[BZ #387]' to your ChangeLog, and close out bug 387 as
I had to put there a cast, as the former patch printed:
dl-object.c:93:15: warning: assignment discards ‘const’ qualifier from pointer target type [enabled by default]
new->l_name = *realname ? realname : newname->name + libname_len - 1;
Author: Jan Kratochvil <email@example.com>
Date: Mon Nov 11 18:03:58 2013 +0100
Fix vDSO l_name for GDB's: Can't read pathname for load map: Input/output error.
diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index d330b58..2d9785b 100644
@@ -1,3 +1,9 @@
+2013-11-11 Jan Kratochvil <firstname.lastname@example.org>
+ [BZ #387]
+ * elf/dl-object.c (_dl_new_object): Initialize L_NAME from NEWNAME if
+ it is empty.
2013-11-11 Adhemerval Zanella <email@example.com>
* benchtests/Makefile: Add bench-strtod.
diff --git a/elf/dl-object.c b/elf/dl-object.c
index 0f594d2..26d4f44 100644
@@ -88,7 +88,13 @@ _dl_new_object (char *realname, const char *libname, int type,
/* newname->next = NULL; We use calloc therefore not necessary. */
newname->dont_free = 1;
- new->l_name = realname;
+ /* When we create the executable link map, or a VDSO link map, we start
+ with "" for the l_name. In these cases "" points to ld.so rodata
+ and won't get dumped during core file generation. Therefore to assist
+ gdb and to create more self-contained core files we adjust l_name to
+ point at the newly allocated copy (which will get dumped) instead of
+ the ld.so rodata copy. */
+ new->l_name = *realname ? realname : (char *) newname->name + libname_len - 1;
new->l_type = type;
/* If we set the bit now since we know it is never used we avoid
dirtying the cache line later. */