New malloc breaks old libpthread
deischen at freebsd.org
Mon Jan 16 21:55:11 PST 2006
On Mon, 16 Jan 2006, Doug White wrote:
> Got this trying to run an old Xorg binary on a -CURRENT machine I don't
> update very frequently:
> /libexec/ld-elf.so.1: /usr/lib/libpthread.so.1: Undefined symbol "__malloc_lock"
> The libpthread.so.1 was from June 2005, prior to the libpthread version
> bump. Unfortunately this means that RELENG_6 compatibility is broken in
> -HEAD since the new libc.so.6 is not compatible with libraries built
> against it prior to the merge date of the new user malloc.
Don't do that. We don't guarantee -current libraries built on
(vastly) different dates will run nicely together.
> I guess its time libc's version number. We haven't yet for post-RELENG_6,
> and this it the usual case calling for the bump.
No. There's no need -- this is -current, and we have symbol versioning
> /me breaks out the paintbrushes, smocks, and dropcloths
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