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From: Adam Gilmore (vulnoptusnet.com.au)
Date: Sat Mar 08 2003 - 02:44:34 CST
As far as I've seen with sendmail, it's just a forking daemon. Once a
client has connected, it'll fork off an extra process to handle that
client. You should be able to seer the connection in your process list.
From there it's as simple as attaching gdb (using the attach command) to
the child process and voila =)
From: Stevefrij.com [mailto:stevefrij.com]
Sent: Friday, 7 March 2003 10:29 PM
I am trying to figure out how to cause sendmail daemon to drop a core
during an access violation.
As far as I can see (or as far as I understand), I think the process is
multi-threaded. Hence if one of the client connections causes a
fault, it simply dies away.
I am not sure how to attach a debugger to the process (is this even
Thanks in advance...