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* [PATCH] Don't try to free rpath strings allocated during startup
@ 2010-09-13  7:41 Andreas Schwab
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From: Andreas Schwab @ 2010-09-13  7:41 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: libc-hacker

The stub malloc from dl-minimal.c is used during all of startup until is re-relocated, so the rpath string allocated so far cannot be
freed in the freeres routine.


2010-09-13  Andreas Schwab  <>

	* elf/rtld.c (dl_main): Set GLRO(dl_init_all_dirs) just before
 elf/rtld.c |    4 ++++
 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/elf/rtld.c b/elf/rtld.c
index 80fe0ab..2e266b1 100644
--- a/elf/rtld.c
+++ b/elf/rtld.c
@@ -2287,6 +2287,10 @@ ERROR: object '%s' cannot be loaded as audit interface: %s; ignored.\n",
+  /* Remember the last search directory added at startup, now that
+     malloc will no longer be the one from dl-minimal.c.  */
+  GLRO(dl_init_all_dirs) = GL(dl_all_dirs);
   if (! prelinked && rtld_multiple_ref)
       /* There was an explicit ref to the dynamic linker as a shared lib.

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