DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2005-04
Re: Sendmail on installer CD
On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 09:17:24PM +0100, Hiten Pandya wrote:
> Matthew Dillon wrote:
> > I suppose we could, but procfs isn't all that invasive. Doesn't gdb
> > need it? It could be useful.
There are some cases where kvm needs it to read argument lists
> PAGESIZE (?). That was on my list of things to fix :)
For normal debugging, gdb does not need it.
> > -Matt
> > Matthew Dillon
> > <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> GDB needs I think, and I am pretty truss requires it too. It doesn't
> hurt to keep it on the Live CD for diagnosing issues.
/me whispers ktrace.
My reasoning is that procfs is not needed for normal operation and
has a record of security problems.