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Memory Dump Analysis Anthology, Volume 7 by Dmitry Vostokov

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Pivot Message

Suppose we form an adjoint thread (Volume 5, page 283) based on some message or operation type or some other attribute:

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But we do not know where to start to look backwards for any anomalies relevant to our problem:

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We go back to our full trace and find a problem message:

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Although it is not in our adjoint thread we formed previously it is still considered as Pivot Message helping us to go backwards there:

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