is it possible to find which process dumped core
steve at holdenweb.com
Mon Jun 5 16:04:58 CEST 2006
> to find which process dumped core at the promt we give
> $ file core.28424
> core.28424: ELF 32-bit LSB core file of 'soffice.bin' (signal 11),
> Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), from 'soffice.bin'
> 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?
Unfortunately, without some debugging, all you are likely to find is
that /usr/bin/python (or some other interpreter executable) dumped core.
You'd have to poke around inside the core image to find out which file
was being executed when the interpreter failed.
Steve Holden +44 150 684 7255 +1 800 494 3119
Holden Web LLC/Ltd http://www.holdenweb.com
Love me, love my blog http://holdenweb.blogspot.com
Recent Ramblings http://del.icio.us/steve.holden
More information about the Python-list