Re: CORE dumps...

Christian Hardmeier (
Thu, 7 Nov 1996 19:13:17 +0100 (MET)

On Tue, 5 Nov 1996, D. Chiodo wrote:

> Actually, files named "core" are usually the result of a program crashing,
> and "dumping core", which means that a copy of the running program image
> was dumped to disk. This is sometimes useful for programmers when
> debugging their projects. Feel free to just remove them.

Could anybody please point me towards some docs for debugging with help of
this core files? I wasn't able to figure it out myself...

I apologize for this question which would probably be better in
linux-newbie or linux-c-programming, but I thought it best to follow up on
the above message.