Subject: Re: lwp id in ktrace
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/01/2003 13:41:11
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Christos Zoulas wrote:

> On Nov 27, 10:08am, (matthew green) wrote:
> -- Subject: re: lwp id in ktrace
> Yes, by adding a version record. If that record is absent, then we fall
> back to the old code.
> christos
> |    
> |    I've been thinking about this, and I cannot see how we can do it easily
> |    in a backwards compatible way. Unfortunately there is no header in the
> |    ktrace.out files so that we can deduce the version (we could add a version
> |    header now though). 
> | 
> | is there a way to change the output such that old kdump will simply
> | fail gracefully with new input?

I think what Matt was asking is if an old kdump binary will still be
able to successfully process a new file with a version record?

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