Manual Reference Pages - GCORE (1)
- get core images of running process
utility creates a core image of the specified process,
suitable for use with
By default, the core is written to the file
The process identifier,
must be given on the command line.
The following options are available:
Write the core file to the specified file instead of
Dumps all available segments, excluding only malformed and undumpable segments.
Unlike the default invocation, this flag dumps mappings of devices which
may invalidate the state of device transactions or trigger other unexpected
As a result, this flag should only be used when the behavior of the
application and any devices it has mapped is fully understood and any side
effects can be controlled or tolerated.
Stop the process while gathering the core image, and resume it
This guarantees that the resulting core dump will
be in a consistent state.
The process is resumed even if it was
The same effect can be achieved manually with
the core image
utility appeared in
BSD 4.2 .
Because of the
may not work with processes which are actively being investigated with
Additionally, interruptable sleeps may exit with EINTR.
utility is not compatible with the original
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