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Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 22:43:18 -0500
From: Rob Landley <>
Cc: Jens <>
Subject: Re: problems with dynamic linking since 0.9.1

On 08/13/2013 12:14:42 PM, Jens wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Aug 2013, Szabolcs Nagy wrote:
>> * Jens <> [2013-08-13 13:18:27 +0200]:
>>> On Tue, 13 Aug 2013, Szabolcs Nagy wrote:
>>>> you didn't tell us the problem
>>>> at least show a crashing dynamic linked executable
>>>> with straced loader and musl ldd output
>>> Sorry. Its actually linking the binary that doesnt work.
>> ah ok i did not see that
>> i'd check if there is some obvious error
>> ld should be able to handle it
>> (eg file, readelf -a, nm -D, or just  
>> ./
>> since you use landley's weird toolchain it may be a
>> problem with the old binutils
> Thanks! You nailed it in one. If I use newer binutils it works.
> (In response to the wrapper problem, I let REALGCC point to the real  
> gcc and not the wrapper).

It's not finding crtbegin.o when I do that, and the fact that  
(according to strace), gcc thinks:

R_OK) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)

Is a good place to look for it is one of the REASONS I wrote a wrapper  
that goes "--nostdinc --nostdlib" and then starts again.

("I say we take off and nuke the entire site from orbit. Only way to be  

However, it sounds like you're using a stale version of the aboriginal  
build environment because I upgraded to a binutils that can build musl  
(and yes actually tested it at one point) several months ago...


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