Subject: Re: coredump following symlinks: we need something !
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/29/1999 19:27:03
On Sun, Aug 29, 1999 at 06:51:20PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> Hi,
> I've run some tests on a few systems I have access to:
> SunOS 4.1.4 allows core dumps to follow symlinks for non-root process.
> Solaris 2.7 doesn't allow it at all, as well as Linux 2.2.5, and OpenBSD since
> more than a year.

Also, it seems FreeBSD is going to disable them as well.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.