Bug 562980 - Noise running ldconfig: /usr/lib/libpython2.6.so.1.0-gdb.py is not an ELF file - it has the wrong magic bytes at the start.
Summary: Noise running ldconfig: /usr/lib/libpython2.6.so.1.0-gdb.py is not an ELF fil...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: python
Version: 14
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Dave Malcolm
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2010-02-08 22:32 UTC by Dave Malcolm
Modified: 2012-08-16 21:52 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2012-08-16 21:52:36 UTC
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Description Dave Malcolm 2010-02-08 22:32:07 UTC
Description of problem:
ldconfig emits warnings about the two -gdb.py files in /usr/lib

/usr/lib/libpython2.6.so.1.0-gdb.py is not an ELF file - it has the wrong magic bytes at the start.

These warnings appear to be harmless, if noisy.

Probably should put them with the debuginfo files, but there doesn't seem to be a good way to do this in an rpmbuild.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
python-2.6.4-15.fc13
python3-3.1.1-23.fc13

How reproducible:
100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install one of the above rpms
2. /sbin/ldconfig

Actual results:
Noise in log:
/usr/lib/libpython2.6.so.1.0-gdb.py is not an ELF file - it has the wrong magic bytes at the start.


Expected results:
No noise in log

Comment 1 Dave Malcolm 2010-02-09 17:50:06 UTC
I fixed this in:
  python 2: python-2.6.4-16.fc13
  python 3: python3-3.1.1-24.fc13.
by managing to embed the -gdb.py files in the debuginfo subpackages (which is arguably where they should have been all along).

Comment 2 Dave Malcolm 2010-07-29 21:26:59 UTC
Reopening and reassigning to glibc:

The gdb python scripting in gdb 7 supports autoloading python scripts from PATH_TO_DSO-gdb.py when PATH_TO_DSO is linked into the inferior process.

However, installing such scripts into say /usr/lib/libfoo.so.1.0-gdb.py leads to this noise from ldconfig.

Is it sane to install these scripts into %{_libdir}; if so, please can ldconfig not complain?

Comment 3 Jakub Jelinek 2010-07-29 21:39:28 UTC
Please put them into
/usr/share/gdb/auto-load/usr/lib*/ instead
(see gcc-4.5.0-* packages in F14).

Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2010-07-30 10:50:15 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 14 development cycle.
Changing version to '14'.

More information and reason for this action is here:
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Comment 5 Jan Kratochvil 2010-10-05 13:45:37 UTC
[i686 as the used pathnames are 32bit specific]

gdb-7.2-16.fc14.i686 searches all these:
  /usr/lib/debug/usr/lib/libpython2.7.so.1.0.debug-gdb.py
  /usr/lib/libpython2.7.so.1.0-gdb.py
  /usr/lib/debug/usr/lib/libpython2.7.so.1.0-gdb.py
  /usr/share/gdb/auto-load/usr/lib/libpython2.7.so.1.0-gdb.py

python-debuginfo-2.7-8.fc14.1.i686 uses the first case:
  /usr/lib/debug/usr/lib/libpython2.7.so.1.0.debug-gdb.py

You could use the last case as suggested by the Comment 3 if you want it in 
python-2.7-8.fc14.1.i686 instead of 
python-debuginfo-2.7-8.fc14.1.i686 .

I do not see a problem in GDB.

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