Bug 4011 - ld.so and dlopen not threadsafe in glibc 2.0.x
ld.so and dlopen not threadsafe in glibc 2.0.x
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
5.2
All Linux
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-07-12 23:32 EDT by Mike Shaver
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-07-28 02:12:58 EDT
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Description Mike Shaver 1999-07-12 23:32:44 EDT
This is going to cause massive suck for Mozilla.  See the
URL for details.

(I believe this to be an XP bug, but haven't actually
checked on non-Intel platforms.  Also, I believe it affects
5.0 and 5.1 as well.)
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 1999-07-28 02:12:59 EDT
The libdl.so from glibc 2.0.x is not thread safe, nor it is designed
to be made thread safe easily. At this point in time I can commit to
assistance to the mozilla developers for getting this issue fixed, but
I am unable to act as the main fixer. (yeah, a polite way of saying
that I am taking patches).

I can promise a glibc 2.0.x errata fix for redhat 5.2 once we get this
issue solved.

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