GLIBC ordering of DSO constructors and destructors breaks application in RHEL 5.8

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  • glibc ordering of constructors and destructors changed in RHEL-5.8
    2011-06-08 22:00:00 Andreas Schwab <> - 2.5-58.el5_6.4: 
        Fix ordering of DSO constructors and destructors (#604796)
  • This caused a change in the order in which two DSOs were destroyed resulting in problems with the application
  • There is no linked dependency between the two libraries


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.8
  • glibc

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