On Thu, 27 Oct 2005, Tom Lane wrote:
> Does that actually work?  On most of the platforms I use, gdb doesn't
> get far with only a core file, you have to tell it which executable file
> to reference.
Yeah, it works. There is a command in the script like:
        file ./postgres

> Worse, many distros ship executables stripped, which means gdb'ing is a
> pretty useless activity anyway.

> A bigger problem is that we've largely stopped shipping shell scripts as
> part of the distro, because they don't work on Windows.
True. Do you believe any need to design/write a tool like automating bug


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