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Date:	Fri, 21 Mar 2014 09:17:18 +0100
From:	Karel Zak <>
To:	Janani Venkataraman <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/33] [RFC] Non disruptive application core dump

On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 03:09:03PM +0530, Janani Venkataraman wrote:
> Gencore Daemon
> The programs can request a dump using gencore() API, provided through
> libgencore. This is implemented through a daemon which listens on a UNIX File
> socket. The daemon is started immediately post installation.

 The gencore command looks like a good idea, but why we need the
 client-server infrastructure? At least at first glance it seems
 like overkill.

> We would like to push this to one of the following packages:
> a) util-linux
> b) coreutils
> c) procps-ng

  d) somewhere near to gdb :-)


 Karel Zak  <>
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