kgdb unuseable with cores on current (for some people)
kaduk at MIT.EDU
Fri May 14 06:44:11 UTC 2010
On Fri, 14 May 2010, Kostik Belousov wrote:
> On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 12:55:35AM -0400, Benjamin Kaduk wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> As was revealed in a recent thread here , several people have been
>> unable to use kgdb on coredumps for the past few months (but possibly not
>> I am one of those affected, and have narrowed the breakage with a binary
>> search to between SVN revisions 202883 and 202954 (that is, Jan 23 1200h
>> and Jan 25 0000h). Looking at the changes, alc's revision 202897 and
>> attilio's revision 202933 look to be the most plausible culprits in terms
>> of what they touched. I will continue with my bisection, but with only 36
>> revisions in play, it is probably worth looking for the bug in parallel
>> with the bisection.
> Try reverting r202897 on fresh HEAD. I very much doubt that r202933
> can be responsible.
Indeed, 202933 was cleared of blame in the latest bisection. I'm
currently pulling up to HEAD and will try reverting 202897.
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