new core files

Chris Faylor
Mon May 10 14:25:00 GMT 1999

On Mon, May 10, 1999 at 04:21:56PM -0500, Mumit Khan wrote:
>Chris Faylor <> writes:
>> On Mon, May 10, 1999 at 07:48:00PM +0000, Mikey wrote:
>> >The reason that win32 doesn't support core dumps
>> >is that it supports JIT debugging.
>> Didn't Egor's previous patch pretty much accomplish this?
>> Core files definitely have a use that is not encompassed by JIT debugging.
>I believe JIT technology is capable of supporting these "post-mortem dumps",
>but it's a lot of work to get it right.

It would be nice for cygwin to handle these post-mortem dumps but I'll
take whatever I can get...

>I like core files. No wait, I hate core files ;-)

I like core files when I'm debugging a problem.  I hate core files
cluttering up my disk...


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