[parted-devel] [Parted-edge] [PATCH] Enable full memory dump
frodo.drogo at gmail.com
Sat Sep 15 17:33:46 UTC 2007
On 9/15/07, Otavio Salvador <otavio at debian.org> wrote:
> Jim Meyering <jim at meyering.net> writes:
> > "Frodo Baggins" <frodo.drogo at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Any thoughts on this?
> >> On 9/12/07, Frodo Baggins <frodo.drogo at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> From b8866155b7b9aed4c3035f3aeff8662e4c785e92 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> >>> From: Frodo Baggins <frodo.drogo at gmail.com>
> >>> Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2007 00:11:37 +0530
> >>> Subject: [PATCH] Enable full memory dump
> >>> If user is root, we can remove the limit on core dump size. This may
> >>> make it easier to debug dumps.
> >>> The old limit is saved and restored at exit via atexit(3).
> > Tools should not override settings I make in my shell.
> > I.e., if I say I never want a core dump larger than X bytes,
> > I'd be very upset if parted were to override that and
> > create one regardless.
> I ack on it. This is an option set by the admin and ought to be
My thought was that since typically the admin/root runs parted, he can
raise this limit. Yes, I agree that this should not be done without
the admin's knowledge.
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