Core file location and abrt

Michael Catanzaro mcatanzaro at
Tue Nov 12 02:00:50 UTC 2013

On Mon, 2013-11-11 at 15:50 -0500, Braden McDaniel wrote:
> That page suggests that when abrt is in use, core files would be
> generated in the location set by abrt, which defaults
> to /var/spool/abrt.  However, I have abrtd running and I'm definitely
> getting core files in $HOME.  Does abrt just make a copy to put
> in /var/spool/abrt?

My naive answer is: check the DumpLocation setting in /etc/abrt.conf.
The default is /var/tmp/abrt. If that doesn't work for you, it smells
like a bug.
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