Subject: Re: /kern/kernel
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/10/1998 09:53:51
der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA> writes:

> This - or something like it - has been discussed before.  The biggest
> problem with it is that what most programs want from /netbsd is the
> symbol table, and that isn't always loaded into core.  (Indeed, unless
Programs that want the symbol table get it by running namelist not
looking in core.  The problem they have is not knowing the name of the
kernel to look things up in.
> you have ddb on, I think it usually isn't.)
Symbols are loaded for ddb but only ddb gets to use them.  They are
not currently exported.