Forcing C program to core dump
youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Wed Dec 6 11:43:31 PST 2006
Garrett Cooper wrote:
> This may be obvious to some, but after some Googling (apparently
> with the wrong search terms, perhaps) and reading the gcc/gdb
> manpages, I can't seem to find out how to get a program to produce
> core dumps.
> So I was wondering, is there some simple means to produce core
> dumps or a set of conditions that I need to adhere to in order to get
> the OS to core dump the progrdam???
Did a bit more poking around and determined how to do it. It wasn't
core dumping because I didn't set the maximum limit for the coredump
size to unlimited ("ulimit -c unlimited").
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