Subject: Re: everything dumps core on mips with new libc fix.
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 08/28/2001 07:51:55
On Wed, Aug 29, 2001 at 12:24:45AM +1000, Simon Burge wrote:

 > I've tracked down the problem with mips programs dumping core once a new
 > libc (or other dependant library) is installed to the following section
 > of code in ld.elf_so.  I can offer no explanation as to why both def
 > and ref are NULL in this section of code and why the circumstances of
 > mixing new init/fini shared libraries and old crt0.o's end up with this
 > situation.

Well, actually, the DWARF2 EH code I added to crt0 does use a weak symbol
trick... but I don't know if this is applicable to "old crt0.o's" in your
statement above.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>