[PATCH] Let gcore use ptrace interface rather than the procfs
Robert N. M. Watson
rwatson at FreeBSD.org
Tue Nov 17 16:30:26 UTC 2009
On 17 Nov 2009, at 14:17, Ed Maste wrote:
> Our original motivation for doing this was to make gcore work with
> threaded apps, not avoiding procfs, but that's a useful side-effect of
> the work. Note though that for that purpose it isn't complete; procfs
> is still used in readmap to read the process' memory map. It looks like
> we need to find a way to implement readmap without procfs.
Are the sysctls used for procstat -v sufficient for this purpose?
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