is it possible to find which process dumped core

K.S.Sreeram sreeram at
Mon Jun 5 10:03:17 EDT 2006

su wrote:
> from this command we know 'soffice.bin' process dumped core. Now can i
> do the same using python i.e. finding which process dumped core?  if so
> how can i do it?

You're best bet would be to run the 'file' program using the subprocess
module and parse the output that it generates.


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