xmalloc symbol in libssh

Markus Friedl markus.r.friedl at arcor.de
Wed May 10 05:18:13 EST 2006

there's no need to install libssh.a

On Tue, May 09, 2006 at 09:10:03PM +0200, Jeremie Le Hen wrote:
> Hi list,
> (Please Cc: me in your replies because I'm not subscribed to this list.)
> While trying to build lukemftpd staticaly on FreeBSD, I got a link-time
> error.  Libssh.a indeed provides the "xmalloc" symbol (I suppose there
> are more).  I wonder if this is whether intentional or not.  It is a
> very common function name, and I think it would be worth renaming
> it to something like ssh_xmalloc() or openssh_xmalloc().
> I can provide a patch on request.
> %%%
> % cc -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -march=pentium-m -include nbsd2fbsd.h -I/usr/src/libexec/lukemftpd -I/usr/src/libexec/lukemftpd/../../contrib/lukemftpd -I/usr/src/libexec/lukemftpd/../../contrib/lukemftpd/src -I/usr/src/libexec/lukemftpd/../../lib/libc/stdtime -I/usr/src/libexec/lukemftpd/../../bin/ls -DUSE_OPIE -DLOGIN_CAP -DUSE_PAM -fstack-protector   -static -o lukemftpd cmds.o conf.o ftpd.o ftpcmd.o popen.o strsuftoll.o ls-unmain.o cmp.o print.o util.o -lcrypt -lutil -lm -lopie -lmd -lpam -lkrb5 -lasn1 -lcrypto -lcrypt -lroken -lcom_err -lradius -ltacplus -lcrypt  -lutil -lopie -lmd -lssh -lcrypto -lcrypt -lypclnt
> % /usr/obj/usr/src/tmp/usr/lib/libssh.a(xmalloc.o)(.text+0xd0): In function `xstrdup':
> % : multiple definition of `xstrdup'
> % ftpd.o(.text+0x1460): first defined here
> % /usr/obj/usr/src/tmp/usr/bin/ld: Warning: size of symbol `xstrdup' changed from 44 in ftpd.o to 70 in /usr/obj/usr/src/tmp/usr/lib/libssh.a(xmalloc.o)
> %%%
> Regards,
> -- 
> Jeremie Le Hen
> < jeremie at le-hen dot org >< ttz at chchile dot org >
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