[Sheepdog] [PATCH] Enable sheepdog generate core dump file

Liu Yuan namei.unix at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 14:19:15 CET 2012

On 03/06/2012 08:50 PM, Yunkai Zhang wrote:

>     Here in logger, SIGSEGV usually generated by the exiting of parent
>     process (caused by prctl).
>     So it has nothing to do with the core dump of sheep itself.
> You are right, I haven't noticed that the core dump file would be placed
> in / directory.
> Generally, we should put the core dump file in a particular directory so
> that users can find it easily, maybe  LOCALSTATEDIR+"/lib/sheepdog" will
> be a good path for it.

I think neither '/' nor /lib/sheepdog is intuitive enough for an
ordinary user to locate it, who sometimes care it for debugging

So where is this core dump file, by a convention, supposed to be located?


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