Jan Kiszka wrote:
> Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
>> Jan Kiszka wrote:
>>> Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
>>>> GIT version control wrote:
>>>>> Module: xenomai-jki
>>>>> Branch: for-upstream
>>>>> Commit: 6b40653e9c3c4a2433bb4e91344fc378eb860f75
>>>>> URL:    
>>>>> http://git.xenomai.org/?p=xenomai-jki.git;a=commit;h=6b40653e9c3c4a2433bb4e91344fc378eb860f75
>>>>> Author: Jan Kiszka <jan.kis...@siemens.com>
>>>>> Date:   Wed Feb 10 13:24:29 2010 +0100
>>>>> Make xnarch_init_timeconv an uninlined weak function
>>>>> Otherwise the wrong set of time conversion variables might get
>>>>> initialized when using > 1 skin libraries.
>>>> If that would be possible, then it is the conversion variables which
>>>> should made be weak, not the function.
>>>> The way I see it, the posix and native skins currently get a different
>>>> set of variables and functions, which works, but with your change, since
>>>> there is only one function, only one set of variable gets initialized by
>>>> the two function calls. And one skin just broke.
>>>> Or am I missing something? Does the patch fix a problem you really had?
>>> Frankly, I wasn't able to test in the field yet as replacing the libs
>>> there is non-trivial. But I was able to observe that only one set of
>>> functions is used - which is logical considering the weak marks. And
>>> this breaks due to the static inline initialization.
>>> However, let's mark both functions and variables weak to fix the issue
>>> and avoid leaving unused variables around. Will update my patch in a minute.
>> Ok. I am reverting this patch until you provide me with another
>> solution. It causes latency to segfault purely and simply at startup on
>> my dual PIII.
> Cannot reproduce yet. Do you have a backtrace?

No. But the problem is probably the same as the one signaled by Henri,
a misplaced weak directive ending up in a symbol with no address at all.
Since the current situation works, I am going to wait for the "clean"
fix which puts some code/data in the src/skins/common directory.


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