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RE: top and SMP

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Subject: RE: top and SMP
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2005 14:09:52 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: Bryan Althouse <>, "'Linux/MIPS Development'" <>
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On Mon, 4 Jul 2005, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> On Sat, 2 Jul 2005, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > > Looks like I am running procps version 2.0.7.  The latest is 3.2.5, so I 
> > > am
> > > a bit out of date.  I would like to upgrade, but I am having trouble cross
> > > compiling the latest.  I get this error:
> > >   Proc/ undefined reference to '__ctype_b'
> > 
> > Is the version of glibc your cross-toolchain links against the same as the
> > version of glibc on the target?
> > 
> > Last time I saw that one was when trying to run `old' (i.e. dynamically 
> > linked
> > against an older glibc) binaries on a system with a new glibc.
>  This is strange -- while there are such problems with static libraries 
> (archives) consisting of objects built using headers of glibc 2.2.x when 
> used for linking against static glibc 2.3.x, there should be none with 
> shared objects.  That '__ctype_b' reference should get resolved using a 
> versioned symbol that is still available for run-time linking from shared 
> libc.  Perhaps that libproc has been built incorrectly, without a 
> reference to libc?  Or there is a problem with binutils...

Oops, I was wrong.

I was not running old applications, but linking an old *.a or *.o file using a
new glibc.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

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when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
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