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From: Jonny Grant <>
To: Michael Kerrisk <>,
	linux-man <>
Subject: core man page %e
Date: Sat, 30 May 2020 11:39:57 +0100
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Hello mtk

I've noticed "%e-%s.core" often gives something other than the filename and the name is truncated to 16 bytes:-


This was set:
sysctl -w kernel.core_pattern="%e-%s.core"

In multithreaded applications it looks like %e is giving something other than the filename, perhaps a thread entry-point 
symbol name.

            %e  executable filename (without path prefix)

Could this be updated to:

            %e  executable filename or thread name truncated to 16 bytes

Cheers, Jonny

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Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-30 10:39 Jonny Grant [this message]
2020-06-01 10:21 ` Jonny Grant
2020-06-09  8:25   ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-06-09 11:00     ` Jonny Grant
2020-06-09 10:18 ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-06-09 11:35   ` Jonny Grant

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