Subject: Re: core dump filename format
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 09/08/1999 11:53:50
Andrew Brown <> writes:
> >* it's probably useful to add a specifier for the process start time
> >(p->p_stats->p_start) as well.
> ...but everyone seems to have comments on what would be nice given the
> facility to control core dump naming.

Welcome to the slippery slope.  Provide the one bit of flexibility,
and it's guaranteed that a lot more will be desired, and probably even
should be.  There are quite rightly a lot of different potentially
useful data which can be used to distinguish different processes!

Chris Demetriou - -
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.