Devuan bug report logs - #337
prelink: kodi binary segfaults if prelinked

Package: prelink; Maintainer for prelink is (unknown);

Reported by: Arthur Marsh <>

Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:03:01 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: debian

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From: Arthur Marsh <>
To: Devuan Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: prelink: kodi binary segfaults if prelinked
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 23:29:19 +0930
Package: prelink
Version: 0.0.20131005-1+b10
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

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   * What led up to the situation?

running prelink after installing kodi-bin, then attempting to run kodi 
resulted in:

[New LWP 30718]
[New LWP 30721]
[Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled]
Using host libthread_db library "/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/".
Core was generated by `/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/kodi/kodi.bin'.
Program terminated with signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
#0  0x000055d4a40c4030 in ?? ()
[Current thread is 1 (Thread 0x7feb76f7f340 (LWP 30718))]

Thread 2 (Thread 0x7feb76f78700 (LWP 30721)):
#0  0x00007feb8724100c in futex_wait_cancelable (private=0, expected=0, futex_wo
rd=0x560536a71c30) at ../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/futex-internal.h:88
#1  0x00007feb8724100c in __pthread_cond_wait_common (abstime=0x0, mutex=0x56053
6a71c48, cond=0x560536a71c08) at pthread_cond_wait.c:502
#2  0x00007feb8724100c in __pthread_cond_wait (cond=0x560536a71c08, mutex=0x5605
36a71c48) at pthread_cond_wait.c:655
#3  0x0000560535893c01 in ANNOUNCEMENT::CAnnouncementManager::Process() ()
#4  0x0000560535efc27f in CThread::Action() ()
#5  0x0000560535efc39e in CThread::staticThread(void*) ()
#6  0x00007feb8723afa3 in start_thread (arg=<optimized out>) at pthread_create.c
#7  0x00007feb834584cf in clone () at ../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/x86_64/clone.S:

Thread 1 (Thread 0x7feb76f7f340 (LWP 30718)):
#0  0x000055d4a40c4030 in  ()
#1  0x0000560535d08750 in CXBMCTinyXML::SaveFile(std::__cxx11::basic_string<char
, std::char_traits<char>, std::allocator<char> > const&) const ()
#2  0x00005605359bdbb5 in CProfilesManager::Save(std::__cxx11::basic_string<char
, std::char_traits<char>, std::allocator<char> > const&) const ()
#3  0x00005605359bdce2 in CProfilesManager::Save() const ()
#4  0x0000560535a61c81 in CSettingsManager::OnSettingsSaved() const ()
#5  0x0000560535a68ca9 in CSettingsManager::Save(TiXmlNode*) const ()
#6  0x0000560535488796 in CSettings::Save(std::__cxx11::basic_string<char, std::
char_traits<char>, std::allocator<char> > const&) ()
#7  0x0000560535488b5d in CSettings::Load(std::__cxx11::basic_string<char, std::
char_traits<char>, std::allocator<char> > const&) ()
#8  0x0000560535488ba7 in CSettings::Load() ()
#9  0x0000560535ad8e8f in CApplication::Create() ()
#10 0x00005605358db34d in XBMC_Run ()
#11 0x0000560535407035 in main ()

   * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or

reinstalling kodi-bin and not running prelink, kodi then ran fine.

   * What was the outcome of this action?
   * What outcome did you expect instead?

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-- System Information:
Distributor ID:	Devuan
Description:	Devuan GNU/Linux beowulf/ceres
Release:	10
Codename:	n/a
Architecture: x86_64

Kernel: Linux 5.2.0-rc6+ (SMP w/4 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=en_AU.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_AU.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=en_GB (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)

Versions of packages prelink depends on:
ii  execstack  0.0.20131005-1+b10

prelink recommends no packages.

prelink suggests no packages.

-- Configuration Files:
/etc/prelink.conf changed:
-b *.la
-b *.png
-b *.py
-b *.pl
-b *.pm
-b *.sh
-b *.xml
-b *.xslt
-b *.a
-b *.js
-b /lib/modules
-b /usr/lib/locale
-l /usr/local/sbin
-l /sbin
-l /usr/sbin
-l /usr/local/bin
-l /bin
-l /usr/bin
-l /usr/games
-l /usr/local/lib
-l /lib
-l /usr/lib

-- no debconf information

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bug#337; Package prelink. (Mon, 03 Feb 2020 14:18:12 GMT) (full text, mbox, link).

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From: Mark Hindley <>
Subject: Re: prelink: running prelink on systemsettings5 causes segfault when running application
Date: Mon, 3 Feb 2020 14:07:46 +0000
Control: tags -1 debian


Thanks for this. 

prelink is not a forked package. You would be better reporting this issue
directly to Debian's BTS.



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