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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 <oleg@tv-sign.ru> wrote:
> On 07/22, Michael Kerrisk wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 2:43 PM, Oleg Nesterov <oleg@tv-sign.ru> 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 "%.pid" depending on
> is_multithreaded, the same app can have 1 or more threads for various

Agreed. It is strange.

Cheers,

Michael

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



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