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SubjectRe: fs/binfmt_elf.c:maydump()
On Thu, Apr 06, 2006 at 02:03:57PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> Yes, this means we might hit the core dump limits quicker but we
> shouldn't be doing anything which makes less debugging information
> than necessary available. Software development is hard enough as
> it is right? :)

> - /* If it hasn't been written to, don't write it out */
> - if (!vma->anon_vma)
> - return 0;
> -

Isn't this, um, a little more extreme than what you really want?
What goes into coredumps with this patch applied? I bet it includes
the complete text segments of every executable and shared library
involved in the link. You're going to need those if you want to debug,
anyway.

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Daniel Jacobowitz
CodeSourcery
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