Summary - dumpiong core on all shared library-type commands

Date: Wed Jan 04 1995 - 12:19:18 CST

The problem was a corrupt share library file, but it wasn't - it
was (at least sum said it was different from the file on the cd
and copying it over fixed the problem.

Thanks to:
sun2 <> (David Weitzel> (Michael A Leo)

> Subject: problem - dumping core on every command
> Date: Tue, 03 Jan 95 17:57:23 -0800
> "all of a sudden" a 4.1.2 system starts dumping core on every command.
> This is just like a problem I had long ago with ldconfig. Problem was
> that giving ldconfig a bogus directory corrupted the cache and the
> result is that every command that uses a shared library dumps core.
> Well, this is now happening on boot, ldconfig called with no arguments
> - ldconfig dumps, no gets built and almost every command
> dumps core.
> trace ldconfig shows it happening with a sig4 just after it trys to
> read the last directory and closes the last file.
> trace ldconfig on a working system shows the next thing is a rename of
> the temp file to
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,

Sid Shapiro -- Computer Associates, Inc.          (510)748-3470

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