Re: Dumb question: Why are exceptions such as SIGSEGV not logged
From: Alan Cox
Date: Sun Aug 17 2003 - 08:12:08 EST
On Sul, 2003-08-17 at 13:52, Ihar 'Philips' Filipau wrote:
> "When called with the name of an existing file as argument,
> ccounting is turned on, records for each terminating process are
> appended to filename as it terminates. An argument of NULL causes
> accounting to be turned off".
> I do not see how it relates to abends.
> It logs _everything_, what is not that useful. Having some kind of
> filter what to log - whould be just great. Or alternatively ability to
> pass file descriptor - not file name.
It generates a small record for each exit, its trivial to parse the exit
codes for exits caused by an exception.
> Sounds like acct() does reverse? No crashes are logged.
> Or it is about Linux crash?
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