Cocoon toolchain test

Robert Connolly robert at
Mon Jun 30 10:59:16 PDT 2008

Glibc uses the abort signal with ssp and fortify source, and libssp from the 
gcc package uses an illegal instruction signal. Both are equivalent. There 
should be a note for this in the uClibc book.


On Monday June 30 2008 03:17:39 am Mwanguhya Daniel Murungi wrote:
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> From: hlfs-dev-bounces at
> [mailto:hlfs-dev-bounces at] On Behalf Of marty
> Sent: Sunday, June 29, 2008 5:28 PM
> To: hlfs-dev
> Subject: RE: Cocoon toolchain test
> > In chapter 5.10 of the svn-20080603 book using uClibc, the compiler
> > tests show a desired result of 'aborted'. The result I get is 'Illegal
> > instruction'.
> >
> >Sorry,
> >I don't use uclib but it looks like a patch is missing. Watch the results
> close when >you apply the patches. It appears your toolchain is borked.
> >Be sure you rm -rf $HLFS/sources/cocoon* before you try again.
> >
> >Marty B
> >
> >--
> >Building a better mousetrap only results in better mice. C. Darwin
> Am not sure if it's a patch issue. In fact all the HLFS builds I have done
> output 'Illegal instruction' instead of the 'Aborted' line. I thought it
> was the host OS (Slackware 11.0 , Slackware 12.0) so I changed to LFS(6.3)
> as the host and I get the same 'Illegal instruction' instead of 'Aborted'.
> (I want to try Debian this weekend)
> As for patches I added a couple of uclibc patches from the buildroot
> project but the 'Illegal instruction' remains. Since my HLFS builds are
> working 'perfectly' ( I even got carried away and added dpkg tools,
> X-server, firefox and Enlightenment, etc ) I figured this was not a
> problem.
> I also get the 'Illegal instruction' line for the butterfly toolchain SSP
> tests
> Someone please school me on this!

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