Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 115443
daily prelink: Segmentation fault
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:36 EST
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Description of problem:
The daily /etc/cron.daily/prelink script fails every day with the
/etc/cron.daily/prelink: line 36: 19629 Segmentation fault
/usr/sbin/prelink -av $PRELINK_OPTS >>/var/log/prelink.log 2>&1
It leaves a file named /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.18.104.22.168.#prelink#.$blah,
where $blah is a pseudo-random sequence of characters. A new one of
those appears every night. Those files are 0-length. (Also, the
presence of those files freaks out any subsequent runs of ldconfig.)
The /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.22.214.171.124, which I assume is what's confusing
prelink, is from compat-libstdc++-7.3-2.96.118.
This happens on two different systems, each of which was upgraded from
Red Hat 9 to Fedora Core 1. The problem started immediately after the
In the hopes that it was simply stale information somewhere, I tried
manually running prelink as "prelink -av -mR". That succeeded. But
subsequent night runs of the above script continued to fail.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run /etc/cron.daily/prelink (or just wait until 4am when it
Actual Results: /etc/cron.daily/prelink: line 36: 19629 Segmentation
fault /usr/sbin/prelink -av $PRELINK_OPTS >>/var/log/prelink.log 2>&1
Expected Results: (silence)
Created attachment 97615 [details]
*** Bug 118387 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
I wasn't getting this under FC1, but I was getting the same error
quite consistently under FC2 test3 until installing prelink-0.3.2-1
from the development updates. This update seems to have made the
problem go away, so I guess this bug is somehow related to bug 118522
or bug 121109, which prelink-0.3.2-1's changelog claims to address.
Yeah, please try to reproduce this with FC3t3 (or FC3rc[1-4]) prelink.
If it works there, this bug can be closed (FC1 is EOL).
Expect it is fixed then.