Confusion about "rr pack" functionality and documentation

Kyle Huey me at
Sun Jan 13 23:32:44 UTC 2019

On Sat, Jan 12, 2019 at 4:54 PM Brooks Moses <bmoses at> wrote:
> Hello!
> I'm reading through the rr documentation on the wiki, and either I'm confused or there are some gaps in the documentation.
> The "Usage" page, under "Limitations", says: "Currently, the /path/to/your/application image you recorded must not change before you replay the recording. If the executable image changes, all kinds of bad things will happen."
> There's also an open bug for fixing this:
> However, based on the "Trace Portability" wiki page, it sounds like "rr pack" solves this problem.  Am I missing something?  Or is the documentation out-of-date, and the bug something that should be closed as fixed?

You are not missing anything. That documentation is out of date and
issue 1295 can be closed. I have fixed both, thanks for reporting.

- Kyle

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