Statically linked binaries killed by signal 9 on Yosemite

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Sat Nov 15 10:13:47 PST 2014

On Sat, Nov 15, 2014 at 12:53 PM, Qianqian Fang <fangqq at> wrote:

> On 11/15/2014 12:17 PM, René J.V. Bertin wrote:
>> Have you asked your users to start the executable in the debugger to see
>> if the SIGTERM results from an abort function being called or something
>> else?
> I asked my users to try valgrind, but one of them mentioned
> valgrind has not yet been available (for homebrew), but is it
> available on macports?

Available and seems to work, if slowly. I don't think it will help here,
though; this is the kernel's binary loader forcing SIGKILL, probably
because it doesn't like the executable stub in a static binary.

brandon s allbery kf8nh                               sine nomine associates
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