Subject: Re: core dump filename format
To: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/08/1999 11:53:50
Andrew Brown <email@example.com> 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 - firstname.lastname@example.org - http://www.netbsd.org/People/Pages/cgd.html
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.