Subject: gdb 4.17 and core files
To: None <>
From: Patrick Welche <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 02/26/1999 21:30:23
% gdb
GNU gdb 4.17
Copyright 1998 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
GDB is free software, covered by the GNU General Public License, and you are
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There is absolutely no warranty for GDB.  Type "show warranty" for details.
This GDB was configured as "i386--netbsd".
(gdb) file admin.cgi
Reading symbols from admin.cgi...done.
(gdb) core admin.cgi.core
"/home/prlw1/ebw/admin.cgi.core" is not a core dump: File format not recognized
(gdb) quit
% file admin.cgi.core
admin.cgi.core: NetBSD/i386 core from 'admin.cgi'

Where admin.cgi was compiled with
gcc version egcs-2.91.60 19981201 (egcs-1.1.1 release)
and the kernel/world was built from
Last update occurred at Mon Feb 22 13:12:00 1999 for collection current.gnu

Any thoughts?