svn commit: r265456 - head/libexec/rtld-elf

Mark Johnston markj at
Wed May 7 17:31:44 UTC 2014

On Wed, May 7, 2014 at 8:14 AM, Bruce Simpson <bms at> wrote:
> Mark,
> On 06/05/2014 19:07, Mark Johnston wrote:
>> Log:
>>    Add a postinit debugger hook to rtld. This will be used by dtrace(1) to
>> halt
>>    the victim process before its entry point is called, at which point
>> probes
>>    and DOF data are registered with the kernel.
> I recently had a situation where I had to run gdb on a static (and stripped)
> Linux binary, under the Linuxolator. Perhaps this change can be used there
> too?

The Linuxulator makes use of Linux's loader rather than rtld; this was
the source of the problem fixed in r254018, for example.

Static binaries are not invoked through rtld either, so I don't think
this change would have helped anyway. :)


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