howto pstack running freeradius process

George Chelidze wrath at
Mon Jul 27 09:12:25 CEST 2009

On Fri, 2009-07-24 at 09:15 -0400, John Dennis wrote:
> On 07/24/2009 04:27 AM, George Chelidze wrote:
> > On Fri, 2009-07-24 at 08:08 +0200, Alan DeKok wrote:
> >> George Chelidze wrote:
> >>> I didn't say it's an issue with freeradius.
> >>    If it's not a FreeRADIUS issue, then the question doesn't belong
> on
> >> the list.
> >
> > I have just realized that this question should have been posted to
> > freeradius-devel list. Sorry for mistake.
> >
> >>    You're asking us to support (for free) a module you wrote,
> and/or an
> >> OS that someone else wrote.
> >>
> >>    Why?
> >
> > What kind of answer you would like to get? I am afraid I missed
> > something while building freeradius the way I did so I asked what I
> > asked. If I knew that I have built freeradius with enough parameters
> to
> > get the stack trace and I can't get it because I have some other OS
> > related problem I would never asked this question on this list. I
> still
> > do not know it, so if someone can give me a hint, I'll be thankful.
> I have to agree with Alan, this is not a FreeRADIUS issue. It is
> clearly 
> an OS and software development environment issue. You haven't even 
> stated what OS and architecture it is and your description of the
> error is vague at best.

No, It's not a FreeRADIUS issue, it's an issue with my custom module.
Let me say it again - I posted to the wrong list, sorry.

> The man page for ptrace states it has architecture 
> specific limitations. You built a local copy using your own toolchain 
> and installed it in in a non-standard location, the ball is in your
> court.

My original question was about pstack not ptrace. If you mean pstack and
"__pthread_threads_debug" stuff, I checked it before posting to this

> Here is a hint which is appropriate for Linux. I assume the process is 
> aborting

No, it's not, however your hists are useful. Thank you.

Best Regards,


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