obrien at freebsd.org
Fri Aug 31 15:03:34 PDT 2007
On Thu, Aug 16, 2007 at 04:35:20PM -0400, John Baldwin wrote:
> On Thursday 16 August 2007 04:18:51 pm Jeff Roberson wrote:
> > Do we have an official stance on libkvm? Now that we have sysctl for
> > run-time it's only useful for crashdump debugging. Really in most cases
> > it could be replaced with a reasonable set of gcc scripts.
> s/gcc/gdb/. At work we do mostly post-mortem analysis, so having working
> libkvm is still very important for us. xref the way I just fixed netstat to
> work again on coredumps recently. Breaking fstat on coredumps would probably
> be very annoying.
This applies at Juniper as well. I think post-mortem analysis is a Big
Deal(tm) to those developing commercial products based on FreeBSD.
-- David (obrien at FreeBSD.org)
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