[Dovecot] coredump in dovecot 2.0.11

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Tue Apr 12 17:20:55 EEST 2011

On Tue, 2011-04-12 at 07:06 +0100, k b wrote:

> [root at isteren spool]# gdb /usr/libexec/dovecot/imap core
> /var/spool/core: No such file or directory.
> Should i create the /var/spool/core (file or directory) first?

The core parameter is a path to the core file created by the crash. The
one shown by this log message:

> Apr  9 08:23:10 server00 abrt[28509]: saved core dump of pid 28508
> (/usr/libexec/dovecot/imap)
> to /var/spool/abrt/ccpp-1302330190-28508.new/coredump (626688 bytes)

So you'd do

gdb /usr/libexec/dovecot/imap /var/spool/abrt/ccpp-1302330190-28508.new/coredump
bt full

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