RFC: Stack saving/tracing functionality.
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sat Jun 11 07:22:54 GMT 2005
In message <20050610172746.N16943 at mail.chesapeake.net>, Jeff Roberson writes:
>> A sysctl to enable grepping a backtrace from core-dumping processes
>> would be wonderful as well.
>I'm not sure I understand what you mean here? This is designed to save
>and display kernel stacks while running.
... but it would be neat if it could also save/print userland stacks
so that we could get tracebacks from abort()'ing userland programs.
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