FreeRADIUS 2 not listening on right port
aland at deployingradius.com
Fri May 16 07:49:55 CEST 2008
Michael Griego wrote:
> I did a little looking into this this evening. This assessment looks to
> be correct as it looks to be related to compiler optimizations. With
> the optimizations disabled in Make.inc, FreeRADIUS will start up on the
> correct port. For the fr_socket function, gcc appears to be optimizing
> the arguments by sending them through the registers instead of the stack
> frame, but the "port" argument is being clobbered ("optimized out")
> before the htons(port) call. Specifically, according to a step-through
> with GDB, after the first function call in fr_socket (which is to
> socket()), the port variable is gone ("optimized out").
<sigh> I've started testing the server with other compilers. GCC is
getting too ugly for my liking.
I'll put a note on the main web page.: DON'T USE -O2 ON FEDORA!
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