Re: [PATCH] core file naming option

From: Eli Carter (
Date: Wed Sep 26 2001 - 12:23:50 EST

Alan Cox wrote:
> > Other Unix' have used as the name. Wouldn't this be better?
> > Especially when the process name is already stored in a core file
> > (`file core` will give you this). Hmm I wonder could we use this
> > format to dump the core for each thread (probably a bad idea).
> The -ac tree and latest -linus can use for each thread already

Ah, I see: /proc/sys/kernel/core_uses_pid if I'm not mistaken.

However, my primary interest is with the 2.2.x series, and I don't see
this in 2.2.19.
Is this something that will be moving to 2.2.19? Are there
philisophical or technical reasons one way or the other?

Thank you for your time,

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