Subject: Re: Kernel support for ELF-format core files
To: Andrew Cagney <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/10/2001 09:59:00
On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 08:51:11AM -0800, Andrew Cagney wrote:
> Ah, thanks, sorry didn't realize this. Might be time to teach GDB a
> little bit more about core files.
Err, personally, I think the current arrangement (libbfd doing the
section work) is good -- it allows you to pull them apart with e.g.
GDB really should be working with "bfd sections", which do not secessarily
map 1:1 with actual sections in the file. The .reg and .reg2 bfd sections
are actually in one file section, even in Solaris.
> > Yes, I know. Those pseudo-sections are put together by libbfd. The
> > number after the / is actually ((lwpid << 16) | pid).
> Hmm, definitly time to do this.
Err... gdb already deals with this properly. As far as I can tell, anyway.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>