Re: CORE dumps...

Derrik Pates (
Sun, 27 Oct 1996 10:59:06 -0700 (MST)

On Sun, 27 Oct 1996, DPD wrote:

> Hello there!
> Can some one help find out more about the "core" files I have on my
> system......
> I would appreciate some pointers as to where I can read more about
> where they come from, how they are created, etc...

The "core" files are dumped program cores, i.e. they contain complete
status and memory info from a running program which crashed. It is
intended for debugging purposes. I believe it can be loaded with the GNU
debugger, but I haven't messed with that yet.

Derrik Pates

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