Core file location and abrt

Braden McDaniel braden at
Tue Nov 12 03:17:41 UTC 2013

On Mon, 2013-11-11 at 20:00 -0600, Michael Catanzaro wrote:
> 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.

DumpLocation is unset.

Given that this is the case, are you saying that I shouldn't be getting
core files in $HOME at all?


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