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Bug 77396 - __libc_sigaction, version GLIBC_2.2 not defined
Summary: __libc_sigaction, version GLIBC_2.2 not defined
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc
Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jakub Jelinek
QA Contact: Brian Brock
URL:
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2002-11-06 12:29 UTC by christophe chevance
Modified: 2016-11-24 15:24 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2002-11-06 12:30:01 UTC


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Description christophe chevance 2002-11-06 12:29:55 UTC
Description of Problem:

When trying to use the program "fasta" from bioinformatics Accelrys GCG package  
I got a relocation error :

relocation error: ./fasta: symbol __libc_sigaction, version GLIBC_2.2 not
defined in file libc.so.6 with link time reference

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
the last for GCG
glibc is 2.2.5-40

How Reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.get fasta program from GCG package
 
2. run it :
   ./fasta
      
3. see result
 

Actual Results:
./fasta: relocation error: ./fasta: symbol __libc_sigaction, version GLIBC_2.2
not defined in file libc.so.6 with link time reference

Expected Results: 
Should be on unconfigured host :
 Configuration error.  Unable to open "GenCoreRoot:gcgcore/account/configure.txt".
Configuration problem: can't find GCGBASEROOT
Contact your system manager.

Additional Information:	
This binary works OK with all others 7.x RedHat Linux

The problem seem to come from glibc :
on RedHat 7.2
$ readelf -s  libc.so.6 |grep __libc_sigaction
    67: 0002ea14   306 FUNC    GLOBAL DEFAULT   11 __libc_sigaction@@GLIBC_2.2

on redHat 7.3
$ readelf -s  libc.so.6 |grep __libc_sigaction
    65: 000291e4   289 FUNC    GLOBAL DEFAULT   11 __libc_sigaction@@GLIBC_PRIVATE

and not expected GLIBC_2.2

Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2002-11-06 12:41:50 UTC
__libc_sigaction always used to be a glibc private symbol, never declared in
any headers nor intended for anything but libpthread. Recent glibc's use symbol
versioning to make it clear what is and what is not a private interface.
fasta needs to be fixed to avoid using internal interfaces which can be removed
or changed at any time.


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