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From: "Brothers, Eric" <ebrother at lehman dot com>
Subject: RE: Question/problem using SYBASE::DBD
Date: Feb 24 2005 4:51PM
I've slimmed down my LD_LIB_PATH and confirmed (via truss) that the
libcomn_r lib is loading from $SYBASE/$SYBASE_OCS/lib but for some
reason no luck.
Nm of the offending .so (libskrb.so.184.108.40.206) yields
 | 0| 0|FUNC |GLOB |0 |UNDEF |com_unsignstrncmp
While nm of the libcomn_r.so yields
 | 191452| 92|FUNC |GLOB |0 |8 |com_unsignstrncmp
Note: both are in the same lib directory
I noticed that when I compiled a test ctlib program (dynamically linked)
with kerberos support using Forte, I didn't have any issues using
Unfortuately looks like I have to use gcc (using 3.2.2 at the moment) to
compile the DBD mod (Sybase.so)...So is gcc the cause of this issue? I'm
getting a sinking feeling that there is some silliness going on with the
I don't understand why it can't find the symbol...since truss shows
libcomn_r.so opening before libskrb.so.220.127.116.11. Also noticed the same
problem with the SybPerl mod. Thanks in advance for any advice.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
On Behalf Of Michael Peppler
Sent: Friday, February 18, 2005 11:47 AM
Subject: Re: Question/problem using SYBASE::DBD
On Mon, 2005-02-14 at 17:55, Brothers, Eric wrote:
> I'm trying to use kerberos authentication with the latest version of
> your sybase DBD module (DBD-Sybase-1.05) and the latest version of DBI
> (DBI-1.47) on Solaris 8. I'm using perl 5.8.
> Both DBI and the DBD compile just fine. But when I run a test program
> I can't seem to load the appropriate kerberos libs.
> bash-2.03$ ./kerbSybTest.pl
> ld.so.1: /opt/perl-5.8.0/bin/perl: fatal: relocation error: file
> ../ASE-12_52/OCS-12_5/lib/libskrb.so.18.104.22.168: symbol
> com_unsignstrncmp: referenced symbol not found
Double check the LD_LIBRARY_PATH values to make sure that the correct
version of the libraries are loaded at run-time.
> Funny thing is, isql -V works just fine.
> Any ideas? How can the same sech mech entry work for isql (ctlib) and
> fail for dbd (ctlib)?
ctlib is statically linked (well, for most things).
The comn_xxx symbols should normally be found in the libcomn.so library.
If you happen to pick up the wrong one at run time you'll get errors.
Michael Peppler - firstname.lastname@example.org - http://www.peppler.org/
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