Re: current bk goes BUG on ia64 when dumping core; FIXED, PATCH

From: Peter Chubb <>
Date: 2003-10-07 18:17:41
>>>>> "Roland" == Roland McGrath <> writes:

>> The new version doesn't BUG.  I couldn't find the message you were
>> referring to, Roland ... However, gdb understands the core dump;
>> and objdump shows a .auxv section that looks the right size etc.

Roland> Thanks for testing this!  This change is not related to the
Roland> NT_AUXV note in fact (both just happened the same week).  What
Roland> you should be looking for is the readelf -l (objdump -p)
Roland> output from the core file, for the segment with vaddr
Roland> 0xa000000000010000 (GATE_ADDR).  Check that its size is
Roland> PAGE_SIZE.  You can also verify it in gdb while looking at the
Roland> core file by checking that e.g. "p (char *)
Roland> 0xa000000000010000" shows "ELF\177" and that "x/w
Roland> 0xa000000000010000+PAGE_SIZE-8" (substituting the right
Roland> PAGE_SIZE value) works (and shows you zeros).

All those tests pass.

Dr Peter Chubb  peterc AT
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