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

Darren J Moffat Darren.Moffat at Sun.COM
Sat Sep 13 04:01:41 EST 2003

On Fri, 12 Sep 2003, 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?

Are all calls to fatal() considered "this shouldn't happen" cases ?  I'm
sure I've seen cases where fatal() is called that are "normal operation"
but it is time to drop the connection, eg an auth failure.

Darren J Moffat

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