rr on oracle linux 6

Benjamin Dicken bddicken at gmail.com
Tue Nov 1 19:57:25 UTC 2016


Yeah, the glibc on this machine is definitely outdated:

$ ldd --version
ldd (GNU libc) 2.12
Copyright (C) 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

How do I disable / skip building the tests with cmake / make ?


On Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 10:47 AM, Kyle Huey <me at kylehuey.com> wrote:

> 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
>



-- 
~Benjamin Dicken
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