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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Extend core dump note section to contain file names of mapped files
On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 08:20:18PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> On 03/31/2012 08:13 PM, Andi Kleen wrote:
> >> I propose to save this information in core dump, as a new note
> >> in note segment.
> >
> > Seems like a good idea but rather than write complicated code i would just reuse
> > the /proc/*/maps code and dump it in that format?
> >
> Does /proc/*/maps handle oddball characters in filenames?

It doesn't handle new lines well, but then if someone does that they
break all programs that parse maps for other reasons (and likely
a lot of other things too) anyways.

Other than that it should be ok: the file name is just the last component
on the line.

-- -- Speaking for myself only.

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