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Re: ping: [patchv2] Fix vDSO l_name for GDB's: Can't read pathname for load map: Input/output error.
- From: "Carlos O'Donell" <carlos at redhat dot com>
- To: Jan Kratochvil <jan dot kratochvil at redhat dot com>
- Cc: libc-alpha at sourceware dot org
- Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2013 21:39:15 -0500
- Subject: Re: ping: [patchv2] Fix vDSO l_name for GDB's: Can't read pathname for load map: Input/output error.
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On 11/07/2013 05:07 PM, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> I suggest the following more verbose comment:
> /* When we create the executable link map, or a VDSO link map, we start
> with "" for the l_name. In these cases "" points to ld.so rodata
> and won't get dumped during core file generation. Therefore to assist
> gdb and to create more self-contained core files we adjust l_name to
> point at the newly allocated copy (which will get dumped) instead of
> the ld.so rodata copy. */
> OK with those changes, and confirmation that no regressions were seen in the
> glibc testsuite.
Please also add `[BZ #387]' to your ChangeLog, and close out bug 387 as
If you don't have commit please tell me.