Commit ff0ab406 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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(Fedora Core 4 GNU/Linux: Segfault during dumping): New.

parent 171920a6
......@@ -2377,7 +2377,9 @@ The fix is to install a newer version of ncurses, such as version 4.2.
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
creates a different memory layout that breaks the emacs dumper.
creates a different memory layout that breaks the emacs dumper.
The work-around explained here is not enough on Fedora Core 4. 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 +2406,20 @@ 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 is failed even if
you turn off the exec-shield. In such case use -R option of 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.
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