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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] coredump: Retry writes where appropriate
    On Mon, Jun 01, 2009 at 08:02:32PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > If a program seems to be unresponsive the user could ^C, without
    > > realizing that it was really dumping core. Now when they are asked to
    > > produce the core so the problem can be debugged, they can't do it. Or,
    > and get their prompt back, which is probably why they are banging ^C. If
    > they didn't want their prompt back at that point they'd still be
    > wondering why nothing was occuring at the point it said (core dumped)

    Maybe we need a background core dump?


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