Re: [PATCH] [3/3] Support piping into commands in/proc/sys/kernel/core_pattern

From: Alan Cox
Date: Thu Aug 17 2006 - 07:06:39 EST

Ar Iau, 2006-08-17 am 11:46 +0200, ysgrifennodd Andi Kleen:
> Several people from the embedded area wrote me privately
> it would be useful for them. Also I think once it's in the main kernel
> there will be more incentive for user space to use it and I'm optimistic
> it will get some adoption (ok I guess I should write some better
> documentation, but there was no obvious place for it)

I don't believe that piping as such as neccessarily the right model, but
the ability to intercept and processes core dumps from user space is
asked for by many enterprise users as well. They want to know about,
capture, analyse and process core dumps, often centrally and in
automated form.


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