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    Thread specific data from linux core dump

    How do i get pointer to thread's local storage or thread specific data while analyzing core dump for linux ?

    i use pthread_setspecific to store some data in the pthread's local stoare.

    my multi threaded program on linux crashed, and i want to see what is stored in current running thread's local storage.

    If i get pointer to thread's local storage i can use key to get the data that is stored.

    Is there a command in gdb to get the pointer to thread's local storage?

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    Linux Guru Rubberman's Avatar
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    I can be found either 40 miles west of Chicago, in Chicago, or in a galaxy far, far away.
    One presumes your kernel is a debuggable one? If not, then you have no hope of getting relevant info.
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