[OT] Core dump on OS X?
jspencer78 at mac.com
Sat Dec 6 10:36:46 EST 2003
On Dec 5, 2003, at 11:57 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> I could use a core dump on OS X, but I can't figure out how to
> generate one.
> Here's what I've been doing:
> 1. In the terminal: limit coredumpsize unlimited
> (compensates for OS X's default value of 0)
> 2. Launch my app
> 3. In terminal: kill -9 4444
> (or whatever the process ID is)
> The app terminates as expected but there's nothing in /cores. What
> else do
> I need to do to generate a core dump?
I'm not going to be able to answer your question directly but I don't
think the KILL signal that you are passing as "-9" generates a core
dump. SEGV and QUIT do but in quickly checking this morning, I can't
seem to be able to send those signals in a kill command.
James P. Spencer
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