Bug 448459 - prelink 0.4.0-3 fails with assertion prelink: exec.c:194: prelink_exec: Assertion `old_bss != -1' failed.
prelink 0.4.0-3 fails with assertion prelink: exec.c:194: prelink_exec: Asser...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: prelink (Show other bugs)
powerpc Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-05-26 23:37 EDT by Tony Breeds
Modified: 2009-06-14 23:22 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-06-14 23:22:09 EDT
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Output from prelink -v -mR -f /usr/bin/ddjvu (1.41 KB, text/plain)
2008-05-26 23:37 EDT, Tony Breeds
no flags Details
quick gdb session (4.20 KB, text/plain)
2008-05-26 23:43 EDT, Tony Breeds
no flags Details
Output readelf -a /usr/bin/ddjvu (5.13 KB, text/plain)
2008-05-26 23:45 EDT, Tony Breeds
no flags Details

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Description Tony Breeds 2008-05-26 23:37:43 EDT
I noticed that the daily cronjob for prelinking was failing and retuning 134.

Upon investigation it seem that "prelink -av -mR -f" is hitting:
Prelinking /usr/bin/gnome-power-manager
Prelinking /usr/bin/nm-online
Prelinking /usr/bin/ddjvu
prelink: exec.c:194: prelink_exec: Assertion `old_bss != -1' failed.

When running prelink -v -mR -f /usr/bin/ddjvu succeeds (output attached)
Comment 1 Tony Breeds 2008-05-26 23:37:43 EDT
Created attachment 306720 [details]
Output from prelink -v -mR -f /usr/bin/ddjvu
Comment 2 Tony Breeds 2008-05-26 23:43:30 EDT
Created attachment 306722 [details]
quick gdb session

I wanted to verify that it was in fact "/usr/bin/ddjvu" failing so I did some
quick poking with GDB.	I don't pretend to understand what prelink is doing :)
Comment 3 Tony Breeds 2008-05-26 23:45:25 EDT
Created attachment 306723 [details]
Output readelf -a /usr/bin/ddjvu

For comparison with what's in "dso" in the gdb output
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Comment 5 Tony Breeds 2009-06-14 23:22:09 EDT
FWIW Fedora-11 doesn't seem to have this problem any more (Fedora-10 did).
I'll close the bug.

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