Bug 108676

Summary: Backtraces in gdb do not work when using abort(3)
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Reporter: Suhua Ding <suhua.ding>
Component: glibcAssignee: Jakub Jelinek <jakub>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Description Suhua Ding 2003-10-30 21:48:24 EST
(manish.singh@oracle.com reporting)

Simple test case:

#include <stdlib.h>
static void
test (void)
  abort ();
main (void)
  test ();
  return 0;

When running under gdb:

Program received signal SIGABRT, Aborted.
0x20000000000a18a1 in raise () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6.1
(gdb) bt
#0  0x20000000000a18a1 in raise () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6.1

When running under LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.19, it works as expected:

Program received signal SIGABRT, Aborted.
0x20000000000a5c02 in kill () from /lib/libc.so.6.1
(gdb) bt
#0  0x20000000000a5c02 in kill () from /lib/libc.so.6.1
#1  0x20000000000a58f0 in raise () from /lib/libc.so.6.1
#2  0x20000000000a81e0 in abort () from /lib/libc.so.6.1
#3  0x4000000000000660 in test () at testit2.c:6
#4  0x40000000000006a0 in main () at testit2.c:12

This is with glibc-2.3.2-95.3.
Comment 1 Ulrich Drepper 2004-09-28 04:43:30 EDT
I tried it with a RHEL3U2 system and it works as expected:

Program received signal SIGABRT, Aborted.
0x2000000000002d01 in _dl_sysinfo_break () from /lib/ld-linux-ia64.so.2
(gdb) bt
#0  0x2000000000002d01 in _dl_sysinfo_break () from
#1  0x2000000000090cb0 in raise () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6.1
#2  0x2000000000093a50 in abort () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6.1
#3  0x4000000000000670 in test () at u.c:6
#4  0x40000000000006b0 in main () at u.c:12

As you can see, /lib/tls is used.  I'm closing the bug.