Subject: Re: gcore! Where'd it go? ...and docs for procfs?
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greywolf <email@example.com>
Date: 02/13/2000 22:26:26
On Mon, 14 Feb 2000, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
# It's not too surprising. The 4.4BSD gcore knew about things like VAX
# pagetables (and nothing else).
# I meant to move it into a syscall, but it was harder than I thought and
# then I got distracted. I think pk meant to do something about it at
# one point, too.
Perhaps I should look into this at some point in spare time...
# What do you need gcore for that you can't do with an attachable
It's just nice to be able to grab a snapshot of a running process.
Besides, I'm still learning how to use gdb :-) (Oh, what I would give
for a working adb! Why? Because I know how to use it. The Y conversion
was kind of cool, too...oh, never mind. You just can't justify some
NetBSD: Resistance is NOT futile!