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Re: Post-mortem debugging tools

On Mon, Feb 04, 2013 at 09:39:04PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
 > we have quite a few tools in base that still require KVM or optionally
 > support it. Removing all tools that require KVM for operation (and
 > therefore setgid) is one of the open goals. It would be nice if that
 > doesn't require adding lots of duplicate code. For that, a decision is
 > required what programs are required for post-mortem analysis (i.e.
 > debugging kernel dumps) and limit dual-KVM/sysctl code paths to that.

ISTM that there should be one library (probably not the libkvm we
currently have) that does both things transparently. That, or sysctl
emulation for dump images.

David A. Holland

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