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    SubjectRe: Multithreaded core dumps
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    > > The 2.4-ac tree supports dumping core.$pid for the threads that actually
    > > died
    >
    > ... and these dumps are not reliable. Living thread may modify the
    > contents of dump as it's being written out. I.e. you are getting
    > false alarms - inconsistent data that was never there.

    That is mathematically insoluble. Think about an SMP system, you cannot stop
    the other thread in instantaneously small time

    Alan
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