Re: Core dumps for threads

From: Chris Wedgwood (
Date: Sun Feb 25 2001 - 04:15:05 EST

On Sat, Feb 24, 2001 at 09:57:44PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:

    The I/O to dump the core would race other changes on the mm. The
    right fix is probably to copy the mm (as fork does) then dump the

Stupid question... but since all threads see the same memory space as
each other; can we not lock the entire vma for the process whilst
it's being written out?

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