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Re: [RFA] Don't use thread_db on corefiles

Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 03, 2002 at 05:06:55PM -0800, Michael Snyder wrote:
> > Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > >
> > > This patch fixes a really frustrating internal error when you open the
> > > coredump of a multithreaded application.  Depending on your kernel, either
> > > the core has threads (corefile.c supports this just fine) or it doesn't.
> > > Neither way will opening libthread_db work right.
> > >
> > > This patch isn't quite complete, because strange things happen when you
> > > connect to a remote target too.  But fixing that requires a little more
> > > fiddling.
> > >
> > > Is this OK?
> >
> > Daniel, sorry for the delay in getting back to you on this.
> > Now that I've had a chance to think about it, I agree that
> > this is the right thing to do.  Only I'd like to make it
> > a separate "if" and just goto quit -- since it is not
> > related to the "if" that's in there now.  Is that OK
> > with you?
> >
> > If you want you can just check in your patch as is,
> > and I'll make mine as a separate change.
> Well, I'mn not sure this is right.  It's a reasonable thing to attach
> to a program, debug it live, then attach to a core of the same
> program... at that point we need to go through the unpush_target steps
> in just the same way as if the objfile was discarded, right?

Hmmmm... I don't quite understand why, but your version does seem
to work better.  Let's use it for now.  Check it in?


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