corekeeper - enable core files and report crashes to the sysadmin

Distribution: Debian Sid
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: corekeeper
Package version: 1.6
Package release:
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 33 B
Download size: 5.51 KB
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  • core-dump-handler


  • core-dump-handler


  • core-dump-handler


    Binary package: corekeeper_1.6_amd64.deb
    Source package: corekeeper

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install corekeeper deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install corekeeper


    2015-11-12 - Paul Wise <> corekeeper (1.6) unstable; urgency=medium * Prevent installation with other core dump handlers: * Bump Standards-Version, no changes needed

    2013-11-21 - Paul Wise <> corekeeper (1.5) unstable; urgency=low * Print new cores, deleted cores then old cores * Don't use systemctl unless systemd is running as init * Bump debhelper compat to 9 * Fix typo: extra -a in the call to test * Bump Standards-Version, no changes needed

    2013-05-25 - Paul Wise <> corekeeper (1.4) unstable; urgency=low * Set core patterns before setuid options (Closes: #708128)

    2013-04-29 - Paul Wise <> corekeeper (1.3) unstable; urgency=low * Fix purging the package (Closes: #706372)

    2013-04-25 - Paul Wise <> corekeeper (1.2) unstable; urgency=low * Bump version number higher than the previous package in Debian * Fix a typo in the postinst script

    2013-04-25 - Paul Wise <> corekeeper (1.1) unstable; urgency=low [ Ben Pfaff ] * Eliminate dependency on tmpreaper, by deleting stale core files from /var/log/core by hand. (incidentally Closes: #603360) * debian/copyright: Fix punctuation. * Properly implement Lintian override for directory permissions. * Switch from an init script to sysctl (from Paul Wise <>). [ Paul Wise ] * Re-upload to Debian (Closes: #695901) * Change the maintainer to me, Ben doesn't have time * Moved the git repository to collab-maint * Use maintscript support from dh_installdeb for maintainer scripts * Package complies with policy 3.9.4 * Use dh --parallel * Add support for kFreeBSD (Closes: #602946) * Use the full path to the executable * Use less commands in the cron job * Hide core filenames for privacy on multi-user systems * Exit the cron job when the package has been removed but not purged * Activate the sysctl settings on package installation and upgrade on Linux * Re-write the package description * The packaging has been completely rewritten, update copyright * Delete all remaining core files and directories on removal and purge * Switch from /var/log/core to the more FHS compliant /var/crash * Do not use shell metacharacters in core filenames * Name the core files *.core to differentiate them from other files in /var/crash like Linux kernel crashdumps. * Move corekeeper-dump to /var/lib since it is only run by the Linux kernel and not by any users or sysadmins. * Do as much as possible to turn off the effects of corekeeper when the package is removed or purged.

    2010-11-10 - Ben Pfaff <> corekeeper (1.0) unstable; urgency=low * Initial Release.