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Bug 433410

Summary: gdb: double free or corruption when restarting program after symbols changed
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Jim Hayward <jimhayward>
Component: gdbAssignee: Jan Kratochvil <jan.kratochvil>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Priority: low    
Version: rawhide   
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Hardware: x86_64   
OS: Linux   
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Fixed In Version: 6.8-5.fc9 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-05-13 15:26:07 UTC Type: ---
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Description Jim Hayward 2008-02-19 04:45:43 UTC
Description of problem:
When restarting a program in gdb after making a change and recompiling, gdb
exits with *** glibc detected *** gdb: double free or corruption (!prev)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gdb-6.7.1-12.fc9.x86_64

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. run a program under gdb.. gdb some/program
2. close the program
3. make a change and recompile the program
4. restart the program
  
Actual results:
gdb exits with *** glibc detected *** gdb: double free or corruption (!prev)

Expected results:
gdb should not exit

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jim Hayward 2008-02-19 04:45:43 UTC
Created attachment 295247 [details]
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Comment 2 Jim Hayward 2008-04-08 15:02:51 UTC
*** Bug 233276 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 3 Jan Kratochvil 2008-04-14 00:07:42 UTC
It should be fixed in Rawhide/F9.
Upstream does not have this problem as it does not update / it has stale
information about the EXEC file being run which hurts support of PIEs
(Position-Independent-Executable) missing upstream.
The Fedora patch I put there for the EXEC file update was broken.


Comment 4 Jim Hayward 2008-04-14 04:44:48 UTC
I grabbed 6.8-2 from koji. Appears to be fixed here. Tested on i386. Not tested
on x86_64, but I was seeing the problem on both. Thanks.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2008-05-12 12:23:57 UTC
gdb-6.8-5.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2008-05-13 15:25:58 UTC
gdb-6.8-5.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.