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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Core dump file control
    Jakob Østergaard wrote:

    >On Thu, Feb 14, 2002 at 11:10:55AM -0500, Michael Sinz wrote:
    >>I have, for a long time, wished that Linux had a way to specify where
    >>core dumps are stored and what the name of the core dump is. Now that
    >>I have been building large linux clusters with many diskless nodes,
    >>this need has become even more important.
    >I just wanted to throw in my 0.02 Euro on this one:
    >I have not yet tested your patch yet - but this functionality is *very*
    >important to my company as well.
    >Anyone developing applications with multiple processes will benefit
    >significantly from having core files named differnetly than just "core".
    >A patch was included in the kernel some time ago, to allow the appending of the
    >PID - however, this is not really good enough. It's better than nothing, but
    >it's not good.
    >What I want is "core.[process name]" eventually with a ".[pid]" appended. A
    >flexible scheme like your patch implements is very nice. Actually having
    >the core files in CWD is fine for me - I mainly care about the file name.

    Please execute the size command on the core fiel:

    size core

    to see why this isn't needed.


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