Bug 861167 - pull in new MADV_DONTDUMP flag for madvise system call
Summary: pull in new MADV_DONTDUMP flag for madvise system call
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: glibc
Version: 6.4
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Jeff Law
QA Contact: qe-baseos-tools
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2012-09-27 17:21 UTC by Jason Baron
Modified: 2018-12-01 18:01 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: glibc-2.12-1.102.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Cause: glibc included in RHEL 6 does not define MADV_DONTDUMP or MADV_DODUMP Consequence: Code which relies upon those capabilities will not compile. Fix: MADV_DONTDUMP and MADV_DODUMP have been added to mman.h Result: Code which uses those macros should compile.
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2013-02-21 07:05:54 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Potential patch, untested (4.27 KB, patch)
2012-09-27 17:48 UTC, Jeff Law
no flags Details | Diff

System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2013:0279 normal SHIPPED_LIVE glibc bug fix and enhancement update 2013-02-20 20:37:06 UTC

Description Jason Baron 2012-09-27 17:21:11 UTC
Description of problem:

I'm adding support for 'MADV_DONTDUMP' to the qemu-kvm package for 6.4, in order to support a mode in which guest memory is not included in a core dump - see bz #859447. I've posted patches adding 'MADV_DONTDUMP' to the kernel for 6.4. I would like to see these headers pulled into glibc for 6.4, so that I can make use of them. I also need these updated glibc headers pulled into the build root for 6.4. Thanks.

How reproducible:

Try using 'MADV_DONTDUMP' and it is not defined.

Comment 2 Jeff Law 2012-09-27 17:48:09 UTC
Created attachment 618220 [details]
Potential patch, untested

Comment 3 Jeff Law 2012-09-27 17:49:01 UTC
No objections from me.  Note that PM & QE will have to sign off for this to get into 6.4 though.

Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2013-02-21 07:05:54 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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