Subject: Re: ld.elf_so.core
To: NetBSD/alpha Discussion List <port-alpha@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/02/2000 11:09:17
Greg A. Woods wrote:
> [ On Monday, October 30, 2000 at 16:49:20 (-0500), Todd Vierling wrote: ]
> > Subject: Re: ld.elf_so.core
> > On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> >: > > i went and executed /usr/libexec/ld.elf_so and it core
> >: > > dump on me. is that normal? here is the gdb output:
> >: >
> >: > ld.elf_so is the run-time linker - you shouldn't be starting it by
> >: > hand... I think this is a case of "don't do that".
> >: Nothing should ever core dump -- regardless of how it's invoked!
> > Try running /boot sometime.
> /boot should not have any executable flag set in its permissions.
I've just checked alpha, pmax, i386 and sparc, and /*boot* is not
executable on any of these...
Simon Burge <email@example.com>
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