Gearman Server and Client Libraries

Coredump on demand

Reported by Keyur on 2013-02-20
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Gearman
Medium
Brian Aker

Bug Description

Gearmand installs a signal handler for SIGSEGV and a bunch of other fatal signals. The signal handler intercepts the signal and writes to stderr some backtrace information.

Usually stderr isn't redirected to a log file and this information could be lost. Also, we prefer to get the core dump so we can investigate the issue better.

A new command-line option is added in the patch that disables the signal handler.

Keyur (keyurdg) wrote :
Brian Aker (brianaker) on 2013-02-21
Changed in gearmand:
milestone: none → 1.0.4
assignee: nobody → Brian Aker (brianaker)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → In Progress
Brian Aker (brianaker) on 2013-02-21
Changed in gearmand:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Brian Aker (brianaker) on 2013-06-07
Changed in gearmand:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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