Subject: Re: gcore! Where'd it go? ...and docs for procfs?
To: Greywolf <email@example.com>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/14/2000 01:01:57
On Sun, Feb 13, 2000 at 02:22:15PM -0800, Greywolf wrote:
> I haven't had call to use gcore for over twelve years now.
> Imagine my surprise when I found that NetBSD does not have such a program
> in its core tree!
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.
What do you need gcore for that you can't do with an attachable