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Re: Dumping Core on Purpose

Brian White wrote:

> > Assuming that forking a "kamakazi" child is not an acceptable
> > solution, is there some way of capturing the image of the process from
> > the kernal?
> Hmmm...  That's interesting.  Assuming there is no library/system call
> to force a core dump, I could fork a child and then make the child access
> mem at 0xFFFFFFFF to cause a segfault and dump core.  Would that work?

There is a library call which forces a core dump, it's abort().

Jens B. Jorgensen

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