Subject: Re: kern/4099: Gather coredumps in one place
To: Thorsten Frueauf <>
From: Heiko W.Rupp <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/08/1997 14:32:10

On Mon, Sep 08, 1997 at 01:14:57PM +0200, Thorsten Frueauf wrote:

> At first look, this may sound nice, but note that with this approach
> there can be only _one_ core per programm - and that in a multi user

Hu? The pid is appended to the name of the dump, so the possibilitiy
that two cores with same name and same pid appear is rather low.

> core either - just think about different versions of one program
> installed.

This is/can be determined by the pid I think.

I also forgot to mention in the pr that if the directory
(/var/coredump) does not exist, behaviour is as always.

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