Re: [Feature Request?] Inline compression of process core dumps

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> There are userspace solutions to this problem:  allowing the 
> uncompressed core dump to spin out to disk and then coming in afterwards 
> and doing the compression, or maybe even a compressed filesystem where 
> the core dumps land, but I just thought I'd throw this out there since 
> it seems it would be a useful feature :)

Indeed. So useful that in current kernels you can set the core dump path
to be


and it will call out to the helper. Take care with the helper as it will
get run for setuid apps, roots core dumps etc.

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