Gzip Shared Library Error

Robert Connolly robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Aug 21 16:35:29 PDT 2004


On August 21, 2004 07:35 am, Peter Smith wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I'm getting this error when calling gzip
>
> "gzip: error while loading shared libraries: cannot make segment writable
> for relocation: permission denied"
>
> This only seems to happen on a kernel with grsec enabled (Just the settings
> mentioned in the CVS hlfs) does anyone have any ideas on how to fix this or
> if I have made a mistake like not applied the right patch.
>
> I'll be happy to provide further information if you would like
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Peter

What does your `gzip --version` say? Are you using 1.3.4 or 1.3.5? Version 
1.3.5 has some non-pic assembly code in its default build.



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