How about these (non-kssl) patches?

Stephan Kulow coolo at
Mon Sep 30 13:19:03 BST 2002

Am Monday 30 September 2002 11:31 schrieb David Faure:
> On Monday 30 September 2002 09:43, Alex Zepeda wrote:
> > They sure seem like a good idea:
> >
> > (from the netbsd cvsweb for their pkgsrc of kdelibs3):
> >
> > patch-bl v1.2
> Full URL:
>v=1.2 This one looks ok.
Looks ok, but won't apply anymore - but no big deal :)

> > patch-bv v1.2
> -Patterns=core;
> +Patterns=*.core;
> Will break on Linux, please use
> Patterns=core;*.core;
> ... althought I thought we decided that the best way to detect core
> files was the contents (mime-magic stuff), not the name (especially
> on a system where the name of core files is fully configurable!).
> Please check why the mimemagic doesn't detect core file properly,
> if it doesn't.
Taking that later linux kernel output core.<pid> for multithreaded programs.
Here it becomes ugly to use patterns. It really should. Core files have a very
simple ELF signature. I would remove the whole Patterns line.

Greetings, Stephan

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