How can I gdb a vfs module

Jagan jaganra at
Wed Apr 21 20:36:11 GMT 2004

smbd -i works great- thank you. i still would want to get your answer on
that one.

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From: Gerald (Jerry) Carter [mailto:jerry at] 
Sent: Tuesday, April 20, 2004 6:59 PM
To: Jagan
Cc: samba-technical at
Subject: Re: How can I gdb a vfs module

Jagan wrote:
> I have a vfs module which is not working well. How can I gdb it. I did 
> a gdb on smbd and couldnt get gdb to debug past the fork. When I place 
> a breakpoint in a vfs module before a fork it does not work either.
> I already have debug level turned onto 10.
> with best regards

You can either run smbd -i in gdb or attach ro a running process after the

cheers, jerry
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