[arch-general] [trinity-devel] x86_64 kdesktop.kcrash [SOLVED - it is glibc]

David C. Rankin drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Tue Feb 22 15:45:50 EST 2011

On 02/22/2011 11:41 AM, David C. Rankin wrote:
> <snip>
> Guys,
>   The problem is glibc-2.13-4. I have about 5 Arch/Trinity Virtualbox VMs. On
> one I had not updated, I started Trinity x86_64 and there was NO kdesktop crash.
> I then proceeded to update the VM to the current Arch packages which included:
> cc: arch-general
>   Arch devs - Do you think this could be a packaging/patch issue with Arch, or
> do you think is going to be glibc itself? It looks like glibc to me, but I
> thought I'd ask first before going to the glibc folks.

We are homing in on the cause and a possible solution:

glibc 2.13-4 introduced a patch from the Fedora glibc branch that is not
included in mainline glibc and fixes issues with prelink [1]. Obviously, this
has some side effects. Seems like it requires some more investigation.

[1] https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/22656

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

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