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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Core dump file control
On Fri, Feb 15, 2002 at 01:22:18PM +0100, Martin Dalecki wrote:
> Jakob Østergaard wrote:
..
>
> >And having process names is nicer than having PIDs - I don't mind if my core
> >files are over-written on subsequent runs, actually it's nice (keeps the disks
> >from filling up).
> >
> They can get long and annoying... They are not suitable for short name
> filesystems... They provide a good
> hint for deliberate overwrites.... and so on. Basically I think this
> would be too much of the good.

That is your oppinion, and I disagree.

And that is *exactly* why the suggested patch is so great - we just keep
the "core" name the default, and allow the user to set the name as he
pleases.


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