Subject: Re: gnucash issues
To: Martin J. Laubach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Nick Hudson <email@example.com>
Date: 02/09/2004 08:12:53
On Monday 09 February 2004 08:05, Martin J. Laubach wrote:
> >> * Build a -current ld.so_elf and install it on your 1.6 system.
> >> * Also install /usr/include/dlfcn.h
> > A word of warning to anyone who tries this... I would expect anything
> > that
> > uses RTLD_SELF to fail hopelessly. Changes are required to libc for
> > this to
> > work.
> How frequent are things that use RTLD_SELF? As an unqualified
> datapoint, the (1.6) machine now running a -current ld_elf.so is
> still alive, but then, it's not doing much.
That I couldn't tell you. What I do know is that pth uses RTLD_SELF if it
discovers it in the header. This is where I discovered the bug and why I
eventually fixed it.