Re: core files from multithreaded apps (fwd)

Aaron M. Ucko (
09 May 1997 20:11:09 -0400

Jason Burrell <> writes:

> A program screws up and manages to generate, say, a SIGILL. It goes to the
> signal handler. The program hasn't trapped it, so it passes to the libc
> default handler. That default handler generates a coredump and blows the
> process away.

The default handler is in the kernel, not libc.

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