Generate a core file for a running process
see also :
[-o filename] pid
add an example, a script, a trick and tips
echo "Usage: rsc core
gcore > /dev/null 2>&1
if [ $? = 0 ]; then
a core file for the process specified by its process ID,
pid. By default, the core file is written to
core.pid, in the current directory.
write core file to
filename instead of core.pid
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