Bug #47410 Solaris can core file with --user option
Submitted: 17 Sep 2009 11:19 Modified: 15 Oct 2009 10:04
Reporter: Andrew Hutchings Email Updates:
Status: Closed Impact on me:
Category:MySQL Server: Documentation Severity:S3 (Non-critical)
Version: OS:Any
Assigned to: MC Brown CPU Architecture:Any

[17 Sep 2009 11:19] Andrew Hutchings

"Solaris doesn't support core files for setuid() applications, so you can't get a core file from mysqld if you are using the --user option. "

It does support setuid() core dumps if configured to as explained in:




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[17 Sep 2009 11:29] Valeriy Kravchuk
Thank you for the documentation request.
[15 Oct 2009 10:04] MC Brown
I've added a note on the use of coreadm and the security implications and reasoning. The change  has been applied to the 5.0, 5.1, and 5.4 manuals.