Possible new configure option: --with-fatal-coredumps?

Markus Friedl markus at openbsd.org
Fri Sep 12 21:40:49 EST 2003

On Fri, Sep 12, 2003 at 09:12:48PM +1000, Darren Tucker wrote:
> Hi all.
> 	What's the feeling about adding a new configure-time option to generate a
> core dump on when fatal() is called?
> 	It might help debug certain types of problems, but runs the risk of
> sensitive information being left in the core dump.  Obviously, it should
> default to "no".
> 	Anyone like the idea?  Anyone hate it?

i like the idea, but it should also try to enable compile with
-g or something similar.

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