Subject: Re: kern/4099: Gather coredumps in one place
To: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/08/1997 15:00:50
> On Mon, 8 Sep 1997 22:11:28 +0200 (MET DST)
> Christoph Badura <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On the other hand, a process' enviroment includes more then what
> > environ points to. E.g. file descriptors and signal settings.
> > I'm just trying to push this idea to its (reasonable) limits.
> I think a reasonable solution might be:
> - New sysctl level: kern.coredumpdir
> - .enabled
> - .dir
> - .format
> - Kernel compile options to set the defaults.
How is the name "kern.coredumpdir" and the notion of having a core
dump in "." with a nonstandard name format "compatible"?
I think a better sysctl name is in order.