Commit cf14a51c authored by Jan Djärv's avatar Jan Djärv
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* PROBLEMS (Fedora Core 4 GNU/Linux: Segfault during dumping):

Added it again.
parent 7abe6d7a
2005-07-03 Jan Dj,Ad(Brv <jan.h.d@swipnet.se>
* PROBLEMS (Fedora Core 4 GNU/Linux: Segfault during dumping):
Added it again.
2005-06-29 Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl>
* NEWS: Added an entry for Org-mode, and a change entry for
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......@@ -2376,8 +2376,10 @@ The fix is to install a newer version of ncurses, such as version 4.2.
*** Linux: Segfault during `make bootstrap' under certain recent versions of the Linux kernel.
With certain recent Linux kernels (like the one of Redhat Fedora Core
1 and 2), the new "Exec-shield" functionality is enabled by default, which
1 and newer), the new "Exec-shield" functionality is enabled by default, which
creates a different memory layout that breaks the emacs dumper.
The work-around explained here is not enough on Fedora Core 4 (and possible
newer). Read the next item.
Configure can overcome the problem of exec-shield if the architecture is
x86 and the program setarch is present. On other architectures no
......@@ -2404,6 +2406,22 @@ command when running temacs like this:
setarch i386 ./temacs --batch --load loadup [dump|bootstrap]
*** Fedora Core 4 GNU/Linux: Segfault during dumping.
In addition to exec-shield explained above "Linux: Segfault during
`make bootstrap' under certain recent versions of the Linux kernel"
item, Linux kernel shipped with Fedora Core 4 randomizes the virtual
address space of a process. As the result dumping may fail even if
you turn off exec-shield. In this case, use the -R option to the setarch
command:
setarch -R i386 ./temacs --batch --load loadup [dump|bootstrap]
or
setarch -R i386 make bootstrap
*** Fatal signal in the command temacs -l loadup inc dump.
This command is the final stage of building Emacs. It is run by the
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