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    SubjectRe: Program to convert core file to executable.
    On Thu, May 25, 2006 at 01:36:08AM +0530, vamsi krishna wrote:
    > o Does the other PHDRS for which FileSiz is zero correspond to the
    > dynamic shared objects (.so) text ?? example in the above we see (2
    > **ed ) PHDR with VirtAddr as 0xf649c000 , so this means the text of
    > some shared .so has been mapped here right?


    > o I have question about the memory mapping with permissions r--s or
    > r--p (gconv used by glibc gets mapped like this some time) , so does
    > the core file contains this information of the memory mappings?
    > o Is there a way I can findout the standard which the OS follows to
    > write the core file?

    No. Core files change from time to time. David Miller recently
    proposed changing these.

    > o Rather than depending on the OS core file, hows your opinion on
    > writing out all the mappings form /proc/<pid>/maps as PT_LOAD into a
    > elf formatted file of type ET_EXEC, do you think this works? rather
    > than converting core file to exe?

    You might want to take a look at GDB's generate-core-file command.

    Daniel Jacobowitz
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