Re: [PATCH] kernel 2.4.19 & 2.5.38 - coredump sysctl

From: Andrew Morton (
Date: Fri Sep 20 2002 - 18:27:24 EST

Andi Kleen wrote:
> Andrew Morton <> writes:
> > True, but it's all more code and I don't believe that it adds
> > much value. It means that people need to run off and find
> One useful feature of it would be that you can get core dumps for
> each thread by including the pid (or tid later with newer threading libraries)
> Currently threads when core dumping overwrite each others cores so you lose
> the registers of all but one.

Oh sure, I agree that it's a useful feature. But I don't agree that
we need to allow users to specify how the final filename is pasted
together. Just give them host-uid-gid-comm.core. ie: everything.
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