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Re: "Real programs dump core"

On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 3:41 AM, Hauke Fath <> 
> All,
> is there a master switch to remove any and all restrictions for binaries to
> dump core?
> For the second time in a short while, I have run into pkgsrc binaries that
> crash reproducibly, but won't dump core no matter what (security/sudo, now
> sysutils/amanda planner). I found kern.coredump.setid.dump, but it didn't
> make a difference for sudo.

Maybe they are just being polite? It's possible for the code to come
upon a condition it doesn't expect and to exit, although you would
hope that it would be verbose about it...

How are you deciding that they should be dumping core?


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