cvs commit: src/usr.bin/truss Makefile amd64-fbsd.c extern.h
i386-fbsd.c i386-linux.c ia64-fbsd.c main.c powerpc-fbsd.c
setup.c sparc64-fbsd.c syscall.h syscalls.c truss.1 truss.h
alfred at freebsd.org
Thu Apr 12 01:47:25 UTC 2007
* Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav <des at des.no> [070411 15:43] wrote:
> Alfred Perlstein <alfred at freebsd.org> writes:
> > Ed Maste <ed.maste at gmail.com> [070411 13:46] wrote:
> > > Currently, without the -s option the core produced by gcore is
> > > inconsistent, and it's that behaviour that would be eliminated with my
> > > change. Do you actually have a use for inconsistent core files?
> > Not so much as a need for an inconsistent core so much as a need
> > for a core without halting the program for the time it takes to
> > dump core.
> What Ed is trying to tell you is that the result will be a useless
> core file.
And what I'm trying to say is that he's wrong.
One can still examine such a corefile to find valuable data.
- Alfred Perlstein
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