[ANNOUNCE] makedumpfile: v1.6.0 release date

Atsushi Kumagai ats-kumagai at wm.jp.nec.com
Mon May 30 22:53:46 PDT 2016


makedumpfile-1.6.0 was scheduled in May, but still there is a
unresolved issue so the release will be delayed.

The issue is that the multi-thread feature doesn't work correctly
on ia64, the generated dump is indefinite.
The dumps below are generated by the same option (-cd31 + --num-thread=3).

  # ls -l
  -rw-------  1 kumagai kumagai   20607646 May 30 15:58 dumpfile.cd31-num3_take1
  -rw-------  1 kumagai kumagai   20604049 May 30 16:14 dumpfile.cd31-num3_take2
  -rw-------  1 kumagai kumagai   20603551 May 30 16:15 dumpfile.cd31-num3_take3
  -rw-------  1 kumagai kumagai   20603551 May 30 16:16 dumpfile.cd31-num3_take4
  -rw-------  1 kumagai kumagai   20607612 May 30 16:42 dumpfile.cd31-num3_take5

This happen only on ia64, doesn't happen on x86_64 and i386. So I suppose that
this issue came from overlapped PT_LOAD.

I'll continue to investigate, thanks for your patient.

Atsushi Kumagai

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