Re: magic file entry to understand core dumps

Jon Hamilton (
Thu, 25 Jul 1996 20:29:58 -0500

In message <>, Johnie Stafford writes:

> Great, now if I could just figure out how to enable core dumps on my
>machine, I'll be set.

You need to use ulimit to set the max core dump size. ``ulimit -c unlimited''
is probably what you're after.

This is all assuming that you use bash; you can read about ulimit in the
bash man page.

     Jon Hamilton |
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