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Core File Still Generating Even After Setting Core Limit To Zero (Doc ID 1644759.1)

Last updated on APRIL 23, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 5.6 [Release OL5 to OL5U6]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


In Linux to prevent core file generation, we need to set "core file size" in ulimits to zero. But when you use gdb and use "generate-core" command, it will still generate core. For example  

This will still generate core file. 


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