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

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Feb 22 18:07:38 EST 2011

On 23/02/11 04:23, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 11:41:12AM -0600, David C. Rankin wrote:
>>    On next reboot/restart, I got the kdesktop.kcrash (attached). So then I
>> downgraded glibc (2.13-4 ->  2.13-3), restarted Trinity ->  perfect No
>> kdesktop,kcrash. It looks like this is a glibc issue, so I'll follow up (below)
>> with Arch to make sure it looks like glibc and not a package issue. Thanks for
>> your help.
>> 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.
> Allan broke it!
> No, seriously... 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

That patch has been in mainline glibc for a couple of days now and is 
running on Fedora, Gentoo, ...


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