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    SubjectRe: [PATCH -mm] coredump: format_corename: don't append .%pid if multi-threaded
    On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 3:02 PM, Oleg Nesterov <> wrote:
    > On 07/22, Michael Kerrisk wrote:
    >> On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 2:43 PM, Oleg Nesterov <> wrote:
    >> >
    >> > That said, this is the user-visible change...
    >> True. Not sure how important that is in this case though. What is
    >> the reason for making this change (other than tidiness)?
    > Tidiness is the only reason.
    > Please don't hesitate to nack this patch if you think we shouldn't
    > change the historical behaviour, the cleanup is very minor.

    It is hard to think of something that might break because of this, so
    I'll remain silent.

    > As for me, I think it is a bit strange we append "" depending on
    > is_multithreaded, the same app can have 1 or more threads for various

    Agreed. It is strange.



    > reasons when the coredump happens, but this behaviour is very old and
    > perhaps it is too late to change.
    > Oleg.

    Michael Kerrisk
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