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SubjectRe: kmemleak hexdump proposal
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On Mon, 2009-06-29 at 12:43 +0300, Pekka Enberg wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 8:36 PM, Sergey
> Senozhatsky<sergey.senozhatsky@mail.by> wrote:
> > What do you think about ability to 'watch' leaked region? (hex + ascii).
> > (done via lib/hexdump.c)
>
> What's your use case for this? I'm usually more interested in the
> stack trace when there's a memory leak.

I once had a need for such feature when investigating a memory leak (it
was more like debugging kmemleak) but a script combining dd, od
and /dev/kmem did the trick (I also work in an embedded world where I
have a halting debugger connected most of the times).

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Catalin



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