Bug 97607 - Missing dependency on glibc in mount package causes relocation error
Missing dependency on glibc in mount package causes relocation error
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: mount (Show other bugs)
1.0
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Elliot Lee
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-06-18 06:43 EDT by Jan Pazdziora
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:54 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-07-30 17:21:01 EDT
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Description Jan Pazdziora 2003-06-18 06:43:12 EDT
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Description of problem:
I upgraded some of my packages using rpm -Fvh on the rawhide directory. One of
the packages which got upgraded was mount, to version mount-2.11y-19. However,
after reboot bad things started to happen, with messages like

umount: umount: relocation error: umount: symbol sys_siglist, version
GLIBC_2.3.3 not defined in file libc.so.6 with link time reference

ruining my day.

Upgrade of glibc to glibc-2.3.2-51 fixed the problem. But I believe that  mount
should be dependent on this package. I'm not sure about the previous version of
glibc I had (is there any rpm option that would tell me?) but I believe it was
2.3.2-27.

I believe that the man package has the same problem but I don't have the exact
error message.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
mount-2.11y-19

How reproducible:
Didn't try to downgrade the glibc and mount and upgrade it again.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Have system with older glibc package than 2.3.2-51.
2. Run rpm -Fvh mount-2.11y-19.rpm.
3. See it succeed.
4. Try to run mount command and see it fail.
    

Actual Results:  I got mount package upgraded and then mount command fail with
error message

symbol sys_siglist, version GLIBC_2.3.3 not defined in file libc.so.6 with link
time reference


Expected Results:  The mount command should have continued to work, or rpm -Fvh
should have failed with dependency on the new glibc package.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2003-07-30 17:21:01 EDT
This is a transient problem with rawhide - putting a new symbol version in just for 
sys_siglist (which only disappeared accidentally) is not worth the effort.

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