Bug 123337 - _dl_load_lock symbol not defined in static version of libc
_dl_load_lock symbol not defined in static version of libc
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
ia64 Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-05-17 06:47 EDT by Chandraprakash Jain
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Description Chandraprakash Jain 2004-05-17 06:47:46 EDT
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Description of problem:
For my application, I need to link libdl.a, which contains a symbol
(_dl_load_lock) that is only in the static versions of libc (libc.a,
libc_p.a) and is not in libc.so.

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Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2004-05-17 06:52:10 EDT
Is it statically linked program or dynamically linked?
In any case, _dl_load_lock is/used to be a glibc private symbol and no application
nor third party library should ever use it.
See dl_iterate_phdr API for querying loaded libraries in a program.
If your application uses it, it should be fixed, if some third party
library uses this, you should file a bugreport with the third party
library provider.

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