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SubjectRe: [PATCH] coredump: Retry writes where appropriate
> 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)

Alan


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