Catching core dumps in a shell script
bje at redhat.com
Mon Feb 4 13:21:26 EST 2002
>>>>> "Michael" == Michael Still <mikal at stillhq.com> writes:
Michael> My problem is that sometimes the parser core dumps, and these files then
Michael> don't get listed as having failed. Testing for the existance of a file
Michael> named core in the for loop doesn't seem to work... I am not
Michael> sure why.
What happens if you manually run the parser over a PDF file which is
known to cause a core dump? It sounds like your ulimits are
preventing the creation of core files.
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