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Old 09-20-2009, 12:27 AM   #1
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coredump files

Hi Guys,
My question was about coredump files

1) If customer send a coredumpfile called coredump.12345,How to view that coredump.12345 file

2)I need website about full description on corefiles

THanks & Regards,
Old 09-20-2009, 10:40 AM   #2
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If you receive a core dump, the best thing you can do is to run it against a debugger.
Provided you have a copy of the program identical to the one your customer is using, and that your copy has been compiled with debugging on ("-g" flag on gcc), you can run it as described in the gdb manual:
$> gdb program coredump.
By doing this, you can inspect in detail the stack trace and the state of memory, exactly as if you were running your application locally.


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