Subject: Re: telnetd core
To: Wojciech Puchar <>
From: Bruno Saverio Delbono <Bruno.S.Delbono@Mail.AC>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/05/2003 10:37:18
Hi Wojciech,

At 09:52 AM 1/5/2003 +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > > Subject: Re: telnetd core
> > >
> > > now there's -g compiled telnetd on server - waiting for another core
> >
> > If you did not change any code between the time you compiled without
> > '-g' and now when you have used '-g' then you don't have to wait for
> > another core dump -- the existing core file will work just fine with the
> > new un-stripped binary that was compiled with '-g'.
>i think i didn't change anything but i'm not sure

If you have an un-stripped telnetd (with -g), and a telnet.core, you can:

1) produce a good backtrace on where telnetd died.
2) produce a human readble (-X flag IIRC) with tcpdump and send it to the list.

Kind regards,


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