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SubjectRe: Anyone working on multi-threaded core files for 2.4 ?
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> > while the dump is taken? How about thread A coredumping, half of the image
> > being already written and thread B (nowhere near the kernel mode, mind
> > you) changing the data both in the area that is already dumped and area
> > the still isn't? After that you can look at the dump and notice absolutely
> > corrupted data structures - very effective in misdirecting your attempts
> > to figure out what went wrong.
>
> Couldn't all threads be stopped before coredumping begins?

Unless I am missing something doesn't a truncate of a file in parallel also
yank the pages from under the dump too


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