[DragonFlyBSD - Bug #2395] pkgsrc's intl library segfaults when locking a thread (i386 only)

John Marino via Redmine bugtracker-admin at leaf.dragonflybsd.org
Sun Jan 20 04:28:40 PST 2013

Issue #2395 has been updated by marino.

i believe this is also breaking gconf (though glib2 g_logv) on both pkgsrc and dports.
This really needs to be investigated.
Bug #2395: pkgsrc's intl library segfaults when locking a thread (i386 only)

Author: marino
Status: New
Priority: Normal
Target version: 

#### DOES NOT AFFECT X86_64, THIS IS I386 ONLY ####

How it was found:
pkgsrc security/libpreludedb wouldn't build, crashed during configuration.
Cause of crash was conftest involving libprelude-config, a program built from security/libprelude.

The program is attached.  It could be built with the following flags:
     cc -o conftest -O2 -g -I/usr/pkg/include -z relro -z now \
      -L/usr/pkg/lib -Wl,-R/usr/pkg/lib -lprelude -lgnutls -lgcrypt -lgpg-error conftest.c

Upon execution, it will segfault with libgcrypt which calls libgpg-error.
libgpg-error, when built with Native Language Support, will invoke bindtextdomain() from libintl (from pkgsrc devel/gettext-lib)
It should be bindtextdomain("libgpg-error", "/usr/pkg/share/locale").
That invocation from gpg-error's init function segfaults when locking a thread.

The backtrace is as follows:

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
init_static (thread=0x0, rwlock=0x284da28c)
    at /usr/src/lib/libthread_xu/thread/thr_rwlock.c:117
117		THR_LOCK_ACQUIRE(thread, &_rwlock_static_lock);
#0  init_static (thread=0x0, rwlock=0x284da28c)
    at /usr/src/lib/libthread_xu/thread/thr_rwlock.c:117
#1  0x284c7612 in rwlock_wrlock_common (rwlock=<optimized out>, 
    abstime=<optimized out>)
    at /usr/src/lib/libthread_xu/thread/thr_rwlock.c:363
#2  0x284c76dc in _pthread_rwlock_wrlock (rwlock=0x284da28c)
    at /usr/src/lib/libthread_xu/thread/thr_rwlock.c:403
#3  0x284d3652 in set_binding_values (domainname=0x282e9bd6 "libgpg-error", 
    dirnamep=0x284da28c, codesetp=0x0) at ./bindtextdom.c:94
#4  0x284d3a48 in libintl_bindtextdomain (
    domainname=0x282e9bd6 "libgpg-error", 
    dirname=0x282e9bc0 "/usr/pkg/share/locale") at ./bindtextdom.c:323
#5  0x282e974a in real_init () at init.c:68
#6  gpg_err_init () at init.c:104
#7  0x282e9b8b in __do_global_ctors_aux () from /usr/pkg/lib/libgpg-error.so.0
#8  0x282e956d in _init () from /usr/pkg/lib/libgpg-error.so.0
#9  0x28060288 in ?? () from /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.2
#10 0x28054be8 in _rtld_call_init () at /usr/src/libexec/rtld-elf/rtld.c:738
#11 0x080485f0 in _start1 (cleanup=0x28056894 <rtld_exit>, argc=1, 
    argv=0xbfbff850) at /usr/src/lib/csu/i386/crt1_c.c:71
#12 0x08048598 in _start () at /usr/src/lib/csu/i386/crt1_s.S:46

The problem is problem with pthread library given libintl works on x86_64 and probably every platform supported by pkgsrc.

You have received this notification because you have either subscribed to it, or are involved in it.
To change your notification preferences, please click here: http://bugs.dragonflybsd.org/my/account

More information about the Bugs mailing list