Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 109529
rpm dynamically linked
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:33 EST
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Description of problem:
/bin/rpm is now dynamically linked against several
libraries, some of which are in /usr.
Even if this is intentional, I strongly recommend
reverting to a statically linked binary as in
On one system, up2date crashed in the middle of
a big update, leaving an old version of
/bin/tls/libpthread.so along with several updated
binaries which were linked against new newer
I was unable to run rpm to complete the upgrade,
turning a trivial problem into a hell.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. ldd -r /bin/rpm
NPTL and TLS prevent static linking, there are legacy issues
with dlopen'ed modules.