Symbols within certain application cores (i.e. nscd) generated with gcore cannot be resolved by gdb

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Uncovered this bug through attempting to open nscd core files generated via 'gcore'.
  • gdb may also succeed in resolving symbols of a live process, however fail to resolve symbols when viewing a corefile of the same process.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (all versions)

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