Re: CORE dumps...

Riccardo Facchetti (
Sun, 27 Oct 1996 18:27:22 +0100 (MET)

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...
> Thanks!
> Dom

Usually doing a 'strings core' you can find out what program is dumping
core. Then, to find out something more, I suggest a 'strace program', just
to see what's happening. If you need to fix the problem and the problem
is into the program, you have to download the sources and debug it by