Re: Sudden unexplained crash, strange behavior

From: Arjan de Vet <>
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 1998 20:56:05 +0200 (CEST)

In article <> you write:

>and it proceeded to start up normally. There doesn't seem to be a
>core file anywhere - I looked in /usr/local/squid/*, my cache
>directory, and the log directory.

Are you starting as root and running as another uid? In that case the
abort() call on BSD/OS does not give a coredump. I fixed it by adding
'enter_suid();' before the 2 'abort();' calls in tools.c.

I'm Cc:-ing squid-bugs because this could be a more general problem on other
platforms too.


Cc: squid-bugs
Received on Tue Jul 28 1998 - 12:14:18 MDT

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