Re: Saving the state of the program ?

From: Dave Mason (dmason@sarg.Ryerson.CA)
Date: Fri Nov 19 1999 - 15:01:42 MET

Message-Id: <199911191401.JAA06737@sarg.Ryerson.CA>
Subject: Re: Saving the state of the program ?
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 1999 09:01:42 -0500
From: Dave Mason <dmason@sarg.Ryerson.CA>

>>>>> On Thu, 18 Nov 1999 23:28:24 +0100 (MET), Benoit de Boursetty <> said:

> Hi, Does anyone know how to core-dump a running program, reboot, and
> then restart the program from where it was ?

Emacs does that. Basically they do a core dump and then have a
(somewhat system dependent) unexec routine that turns the core file
into an executable.

The scm scheme system uses this, too. That's probably the best place
to look.


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