Request for approval: Allow Java's ELF symtab reader to use separate debuginfo files

Kelly O'Hair Kelly.Ohair at Sun.COM
Fri Jan 8 23:14:54 UTC 2010

Andrew Haley wrote:
> On 12/09/2009 03:36 PM, Andrew Haley wrote:
>> This is
>> The symptom is that jmap doesn't work because target libraries are stripped.
>> The fix is to allow the symtab reader to use the separate debuginfo files
>> that are available for all (AFAIK) GNU/Linux distributions.
> This is now also
> Webrev at
> I have now checked several Linux distros, old and new, and although
> they keep their debuginfo files in different places, this patch works
> on all of them.
> Is this OK?  And, if so, which repos should I push the patch to?

I think you should send email to hotspot-runtime-dev at
and serviceability-dev at, asking how to integrate this change.

You can consider me a reviewer, and I'll attest that the changes make it
through JPRT.  Not exactly sure how they want to handle this.


> Thanks.
> Andrew.

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