Subject: Re: acroread error -- warning? -- on amd64
To: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
From: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/26/2007 14:08:11
"Steven M. Bellovin" <email@example.com> writes:
>> It is almost certainly in the linux emulation stuff -- you might want
>> to ktrace the process and see what system call is erroring
>> out. Presumably it is shmget but it would be useful to nail it down.
> I'm wondering how the linux32 stuff was ever tested, given that the
> three biggest applications -- acroread, flash, and openoffice -- don't
Perhaps the linux32 stuff hasn't been tested well enough. In any case,
the usual methodology for fixing it is to ktrace the linux program,
find the things where it fails, and add them to the emulation layer.