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Re: [patch 3/4] unwinder: Provide dwfl_core_filename_report
- From: Mark Wielaard <mjw at redhat dot com>
- To: elfutils-devel at lists dot fedorahosted dot org
- Date: Thu, 30 May 2013 11:54:03 +0200
- Subject: Re: [patch 3/4] unwinder: Provide dwfl_core_filename_report
On Wed, 2013-05-29 at 18:12 +0200, Jan Kratochvil wrote:
> On Wed, 29 May 2013 11:07:02 +0200, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> > So the issue is that __libdw_open_file does a bit more than elf_begin?
> > In particular it handles compressed images.
> > I do agree that it would be nice to be able to handle that transparently
> > without needing access to an internal function, so a quick review below.
> > But I do wonder if you cannot just directly open the Elf *core with
> > elf_begin in your use case?
> I did not know elf_begin.
> It seems as a duplication to elf_begin now to me. If you are fine with that
> I will rather use elf_begin instead in [patch 4/4].
Yes, elf_begin is slightly less capable than having some helper function
that uses __libdw_open_file, but I think it is fine in that case.