rr on oracle linux 6

Kyle Huey me at kylehuey.com
Tue Nov 1 17:47:32 UTC 2016


It sounds like you have an old glibc version.  What is `ldd
--version`?  I don't know what the minimum glibc version we need is
unfortunately (usually the kernel is the limiting piece for us).

I would try disabling the tests and seeing how much progress you can
make on rr itself.

- Kyle

On Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 7:51 AM, Benjamin Dicken <bddicken at gmail.com> wrote:
> $ gcc --version
> gcc (GCC) 4.8.5
>
> It took awhile for me to get all of the dependencies for `cmake` to work,
> but now I do. I run `cmake`, which succeeds, then I run `make`, and very
> early on multiple errors are reported:
>
> $ make
> Scanning dependencies of target Generated
> [  0%] Generating AssemblyTemplates.generated
> [  0%] Generating CheckSyscallNumbers.generated
> [  0%] Generating SyscallEnumsX64.generated
> [  0%] Generating SyscallEnumsX86.generated
> [  0%] Generating SyscallEnumsForTestsX64.generated
> [  0%] Generating SyscallEnumsForTestsX86.generated
> [  1%] Generating SyscallHelperFunctions.generated
> [  1%] Generating SyscallnameArch.generated
> [  1%] Generating SyscallRecordCase.generated
> [  1%] Built target Generated
> Scanning dependencies of target 64bit_child
> [  1%] Building C object CMakeFiles/64bit_child.dir/src/test/64bit_child.c.o
> In file included from .../thirdparty/rr/rr/src/test/64bit_child.c:3:
> .../thirdparty/rr/rr/src/test/rrutil.h:54:26: error: sys/fanotify.h: No such
> file or directory
> In file included from .../thirdparty/rr/rr/src/test/rrutil.h:64,
>                  from .../thirdparty/rr/rr/src/test/64bit_child.c:3:
> /usr/include/sys/ptrace.h:33: error: expected identifier before numeric
> constant
> /usr/include/sys/ptrace.h:135: error: expected identifier before numeric
> constant
> /usr/include/sys/ptrace.h:147: error: expected identifier before numeric
> constant
> cc1: warnings being treated as errors
> In file included from .../thirdparty/rr/rr/src/test/64bit_child.c:3:
> .../thirdparty/rr/rr/src/test/rrutil.h: In function ‘rdtsc’:
> .../thirdparty/rr/rr/src/test/rrutil.h:177: error: implicit declaration of
> function ‘__rdtsc’
> make[2]: *** [CMakeFiles/64bit_child.dir/src/test/64bit_child.c.o] Error 1
> make[1]: *** [CMakeFiles/64bit_child.dir/all] Error 2
> make: *** [all] Error 2
> $
>
> The things that jump out at me specifically are:
>
> 1) ...rr/src/test/rrutil.h:54:26: error: sys/fanotify.h: No such file or
> directory
>
> Perhaps I'm just going crazy, but I could not figure out how to get this
> header installed on the system correctly. I made a temporary hack by
> commending out a few fanotify - related lines in the rr source to get past
> this.
>
> 2) /usr/include/sys/ptrace.h:33: error: expected identifier before numeric
> constant
>
> Not sure why gcc has trouble compiling this system header...
>
> 3) ...rr/src/test/rrutil.h:177: error: implicit declaration of function
> ‘__rdtsc’
>
> Again, don't know what's going on here.
>
> I don't mean to drag you into the weeds of my problem too much, but if you
> have some simple suggestions for resolutions, let me know.
>
> On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 6:39 PM, Kyle Huey <me at kylehuey.com> wrote:
>>
>> Ok. The next obvious question is which version of gcc you're running.
>>
>> It would also probably help if you gave us a bit more detail about the
>> problems you're running into.
>>
>> - Kyle
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 5:48 PM, Benjamin Dicken <bddicken at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Looks like 4.1:
>> >
>> > $ uname -r
>> > 4.1.12-37.6.3.el6uek.x86_64
>> >
>> > On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 5:44 PM, Kyle Huey <me at kylehuey.com> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 5:39 PM, Benjamin Dicken <bddicken at gmail.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> > All,
>> >> >
>> >> > Has anyone tested rr on or gotten rr to work on oracle-linux 6? I am
>> >> > currently trying to do so but running into a lot of problems. I tried
>> >> > both
>> >> > building from source and installing via the rpm package. For both, I
>> >> > have
>> >> > run into a lot of snags: Missing dependencies, compilation
>> >> > warnings/errors,
>> >> > missing headers, etc. Some of the specific ones I am currently facing
>> >> > may
>> >> > not be easy to resolve or work around given my version and other
>> >> > restrictions.
>> >> >
>> >> > Just wanted to check: Has anyone accomplished this before? If so, are
>> >> > there
>> >> > instructions out there on how to do so?
>> >> >
>> >> > My exact version of OEL is:
>> >> >
>> >> > $ rpm -qf /etc/redhat-release
>> >> > oraclelinux-release-6Server-8.0.3.x86_64
>> >> >
>> >> > Thanks,
>> >> >
>> >> > --
>> >> > ~Benjamin Dicken
>> >>
>> >> Which kernel version are you running?  rr requires at least 3.4, and
>> >> RHEL 6 is using 2.6.32, so unless Oracle is shipping you a more up to
>> >> date kernel you may be out of luck.
>> >>
>> >> - Kyle
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > ~Benjamin Dicken
>
>
>
>
> --
> ~Benjamin Dicken


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