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bin/46067: savecore(8) man page fails to document kernel fakery

>Number:         46067
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       savecore man page fails to document kernel fakery
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          doc-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Feb 21 19:25:00 +0000 2012
>Originator:     Andreas Gustafsson
>Release:        NetBSD-current
System: NetBSD
Architecture: i386
Machine: i386
In 2008, savecore(8) was changed such that it no longer saves an
actual kernel, but a "fake" kernel containing only the kernel symbols.
However, this change was never documented; the savecore(8) man page
still claims it saves "the kernel".


Try to debug a crash dump.  Notice strange differences between the
so-called "kernel" saved by savecore and the actual kernel.  Become


Document the fakery, or revert savecore to the documented behavior.

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