7152237 Linking with Java 7 libjvm.so on Linux reports unrecognized file format

Volker Simonis volker.simonis at gmail.com
Wed Mar 27 20:07:16 UTC 2013

Hi Mark,

the next time you post to an OpenJDK mailing list please provide links
which are visible from outside Oracle as well:


Thank you,

On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 8:24 PM, Mark Susko <mark.susko at oracle.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> http://monaco.sfbay.sun.com/**detail.jsp?cr=7152237<http://monaco.sfbay.sun.com/detail.jsp?cr=7152237>
> I have a customer who is asking about the above bug. It seems they too
> have run into it.
> I explained about the public comment regarding fPIC that was in there and
> asked them to test different SLES builds.
> Their response is:
> It works on SLES11 but not 10 SP3.   6_33 works on both. When objdump is
> run manually on the .so files the error occurs, so
> I am wondering if there is some reference in the .so files that is not
> compatible with the older SLES 10 sp3 OS, ie maybe the library files
> were built on a newer system so that there are backword compatibility
> issues.
> Is there an explanation available?
> Thanks,
> Mark

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