Bug 56817 - Don't forbid core files in /etc/profile
Don't forbid core files in /etc/profile
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: setup (Show other bugs)
7.2
All Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-11-28 03:17 EST by Torsten Schuetze
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:24 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-11-28 03:17:14 EST
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Description Torsten Schuetze 2001-11-28 03:17:08 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.78 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.9-14 i686)

Description of problem:
In RedHat 7.2 by default no core files are generated. This should be
changed back to the old behaviour as in RH 7.1, e.g.,

ulimit -S -c 1000000 > /dev/null 2>&1

It's no solution to just forbid core files. They help in writing better
programs.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
Write a buggy program (or shutdown KDE, see bug #56816)

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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-11-28 09:36:18 EST
This was changed in order to save disk space, and in the understanding that
those that need core files know how to enable them.

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