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Date: Thu,  7 Aug 2014 17:49:29 +0200
From: Clément Vasseur <>
Subject: [PATCH] fix dlerror when using dlopen with a static libc

when the dynamic loader is disabled, dlopen fails correctly but dlerror
did not return a human readable error string like it should have.
 src/ldso/dynlink.c | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/src/ldso/dynlink.c b/src/ldso/dynlink.c
index 12f14f7..aa1b99a 100644
--- a/src/ldso/dynlink.c
+++ b/src/ldso/dynlink.c
@@ -1603,6 +1603,8 @@ static int invalid_dso_handle(void *h)
 void *dlopen(const char *file, int mode)
+	strcpy(errbuf, "Dynamic loading not supported");
+	errflag = 1;
 	return 0;
 void *__dlsym(void *restrict p, const char *restrict s, void *restrict ra)

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