Inspecting environment variables from a core dump?

Andreas Schwab
Wed Apr 20 09:56:00 GMT 2011

Ludovic Brenta <> writes:

> Does a core dump contain the environment of the program that dumped core?

A core dump contains the whole used address space of the program, and
the environment is of course part of it.

> If so, how can I inspect the environment variables?

The environment is always stored in the variable environ.


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