obtain core dump by aborting the running apps

May 13th, 2007 mysurface

To obtain core dump, the line bellow is mandatory. ulimit -c unlimited Check out generate coredumps to help developer for debugging for more details of ulimit. Core dump will be generated automatically if a program crashed due to segmentation fault or some other reason. But core dump will not be generated if an application halt [...]

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generate coredumps to help developer for debugging

August 23rd, 2006 mysurface

This is what I learn from durian. Sometimes I get an error while running certain programs, and I wish to help the developer for debugging, what should I send? config.log? screen output? What if successfully compiled the program and when I run the program it gives error? let say segmentation fault. If that is the [...]

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