GHC static binaries with glibc-2.12?
igloo at earth.li
Sat Oct 23 19:14:21 EDT 2010
On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 10:23:59PM -0700, Alexander Dunlap wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 2:11 AM, Simon Marlow <marlowsd at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 10/10/2010 05:22, Alexander Dunlap wrote:
> >> On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 12:46 AM, Simon Marlow<marlowsd at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> On 08/10/2010 03:23, Alexander Dunlap wrote:
> >>>> I recently upgraded my Arch Linux system to glibc 2.12 and static
> >>>> binaries compiled with GHC 6.12.3 all fail with the message
> >>>> "mkTextEncoding: invalid argument (Invalid argument)". This did not
> >>>> happen with glibc 2.11. Has anyone else had this problem? Does anyone
> >>>> have any advice for debugging it?
> >> Yes, it does, but strace seems to show that the program is looking in
> >> the right place for the iconv libraries. Is there some way to step
> >> through the code of a statically-linked program? I'm not sure how to
> >> proceed debugging a Haskell-originated error that only occurs with
> >> static linking (so I can't use the GHCi debugger).
> > The error is almost certainly being returned by iconv(), which is called via
> > this wrapper in base/cbits/iconv.c:
> > size_t hs_iconv(iconv_t cd,
> > return iconv(cd, (void*)inbuf, inbytesleft, outbuf, outbytesleft);
> Does this indicate that the error is occurring before iconv is even
I suspect it's actually hs_iconv_open (which calls iconv_open) which
gives the error.
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