[uWSGI] uWSGI not creating core files?

Roberto De Ioris roberto at unbit.it
Thu Dec 22 09:00:24 CET 2011

> Hi,
> I'm having trouble causing uWSGI to create a core file on Ubuntu 11.04.
> I've made sure ulimit is correct, I've checked /proc/<pid>/limits to see
> that I'm not limiting core files, I set /proc/sys/kernel/core_pattern to a
> writable value, and I made sure other processes (/bin/cat,
> /usr/bin/python)
> can make core files successfully.
> I'm trying to create the core dump using SIGABRT.
> Any particular reason why I shan't get core files from uWSGI?

If your system is already able to generate core files, you should be able
to trigger it with SIGSEGV

By the way, i suggest you to rebuild uWSGI with debug symbols, otherwise
gdb sessions could be tricky
Roberto De Ioris

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