Subject: Re: core dump filename format
To: Chris G. Demetriou <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 09/08/1999 09:28:12
On Tue, Sep 07, 1999 at 10:31:30PM -0700, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
> This, doesn't seem to be a reasonable use of the rlimit syscalls.
> how is this close to process limits? Yes, they control e.g. core dump
> size, but that's about it.
And also inheritance.
> There are other uses for a more general mechanism to set inherited
> process attributes. (in particular, i'm thinking of alignment
> handling for ports that care about alignment.)
Then a new syscall needs to be defined. Does some other OS already have
something like this ?
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr