Segmentation fault (solved ... sort of)
maitre at ccs.neu.edu
Mon Feb 7 16:23:15 EST 2000
Well i first thought that it was because of a permission issue, but i was able
to write the object files, and the binary to that directory, and because i also
looked at the permissions of the directory. And yes, that would make it tough
On Mon, 07 Feb 2000, Scott Stirling wrote:
> OK, that makes sense. So let me ask, was it that the core dump wasn't
> created? Or that the core dump couldn't be written to disk becuase of user
> permissions? I would guess the latter was the case. Otherwise Mandrake
> isn't much use for programmers on a multi-user system (unless everyone has
> root, which is absurd).
> Scott Stirling
> West Newton, MA
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Brad Noyes" <maitre at ccs.neu.edu>
> > Why didn't i get a core dump? Well i haven't been using Mandrake for very
> > only about a few weeks. I'm still getting used to it. I tried ulimit, and
> > was set to unlimited. So that wasn't the problem. I then tried to run the
> > program as super user (by accident, i didn't realize i was in su). And
> then i
> > got a core dump, which made me happy. After a few tests I concluded that
> > Mandrake, only root, or super user can create core dumps.
> > I've head of security exploits using a core dump. So i guess thats why
> > Mandrake allows only root to create core dumps.
> > Now i have to info to fix the problem I just have to figure out how to fix
> > problem ...
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