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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] sane coredumps
Date Mon, 11 Aug 1997 07:48:38 GMT
Marc Slemko wrote:
> Lots of times our signal handlers for SEGV and BUS make it hard to get a
> decent coredump from Apache.  To make it easier to get good core dumps out
> of Apache, below is a patch that adds a define which disables the signal
> handlers and lets you specify a directory that Apache chdirs() to in the
> hopes of having a core dump live there.  Unfortunately, some modules play
> with the cwd so you can't be sure of where it will end up dumping.  Still,
> I find it a useful feature.

I think I'd rather it was a runtime thing. I actually use -X for this,
but I can see that being able to do it on a multiprocess Apache might be



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