Alexander Best alexbestms at
Tue Oct 13 20:50:47 UTC 2009

Mikolaj Golub schrieb am 2009-10-10:

> On Sat, 10 Oct 2009 12:34:05 +0200 (CEST) Alexander Best wrote:

>  AB> thanks. this is a cool script and very useful indeed. only thing
>  you might
>  AB> want to do is check for root privileges at the beginning to
>  avoid nasty error
>  AB> messages like.

>  AB> awk: can't open file /var/crash/info.0
>  AB>  source line number 12

> In some cases you might not need root privileges. E.g. on some
> servers I don't
> have root but SA gives me read access to crashdumps. In this case if
> the
> script had a check for root privileges I would not be able to use it.

> Actually as for me the message looks informative enough, it says that
> we have
> some problems with accessing crash dump files, so permissions should
> be
> checked.

alright then. :)

again: great script. would be great to have this in the ports dir in the near


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