svn commit: r219138 - head/usr.bin/kdump
dchagin at freebsd.org
Thu Mar 3 18:05:18 UTC 2011
On Thu, Mar 03, 2011 at 02:14:58PM +0100, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> Quoting Robert Watson <rwatson at FreeBSD.org> (from Thu, 3 Mar 2011
> 11:14:59 +0000 (GMT)):
> > On Tue, 1 Mar 2011, Dmitry Chagin wrote:
> >> Teach kdump to decode linux syscalls names too.
> >> Fix bug introduced in my previous commit: the kernel always dump native
> >> signal numbers, so no need to check the ABI in ktrpsig().
> > Does this mean that we're eliminating the need for the long-broken
> > linux_kdump?
> For the linux parts there is (L?)GPLed code in linux_kdump (the main
> reason that it is a port, I think), it is unlikely that someone sits
> there and will do a clean-room implementation of those linux-kernel
> derived things (I like to get proven wrong, anyone out there accepts
> the challenge? ;-) ). Dmitry provided an updated linux-kdump which
> contains preprocessed things (no need to have a non-default
> linuxulator setup). I have the corresponding PR assigned to me, but
> from his comments it looks like his new version depends upon his
> changes and does not DTRT without them (I am awaiting confirmation,
> and I asked about changes to let it DTRT if this is true).
It will be mergeed soon, I'll let you know. thnx!
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