Subject: Re: kern/4099: Gather coredumps in one place
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Heiko W.Rupp <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 09/08/1997 17:19:37
On Mon, Sep 08, 1997 at 10:12:06AM -0500, Peter Seebach wrote:
> I would object to this; most users wouold be, IMHO, badly bitten by
> having their core files mysteriously go away.


> could come up with a set of uid's for which this should be done, or otherwise
> rules to determine whose core dumps are put there, make them all owned by

Hm. This needs extra `external logic'. Processing this makes the
kernel larger. The idea does not sound bad, but for users that just
ignore to save space and don't delete cores, you will need the find

> their creator, mode 600, and do that, so that, for instance, getty, login,

They should already be 600. 

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