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Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2012 10:10:01 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: bug? sysinfo() and getopt_long() misbehavior

On Thu, Jun 07, 2012 at 10:37:07PM -0700, Isaac Dunham wrote:
> > > Unfortunately I don't actually know how to fix these two.
> > 
> > I'm suspecting something is broken with respect to dynamic linking...
> > Are you using an old version of binutils? Did you remove or replace
> > -Bsymbolic-functions with something else?
> Definitely not, I'd say--that doesn't just misbehave, it will die with
> a SIGILL before it gets to main().

Replacing -Bsymbolic-functions with -Bsymbolic to get it to "work" on
an old toolchain will prevent getopt and anything that shares global
vars between libc and the main program from working. That's what I
initially suspected.


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