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What are the debuging information in core file ?

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What are the information we can find from core file?

posted Nov 8, 2013 by Anuj Yadav

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At the minimal, you would find the local variables, global variables and stack trace (of multiple threads too, if the the program was multi-threaded).

However, it is possible that the very reason for crash is stack corruption, and in that case, stack trace would be tricky.

Also, most released code binaries are stripped - so you won't see the exact function names in stack trace. You would have to point to appropriate symbols to see proper function names.

answer Feb 22, 2014 by Mehul Bhatt
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