linux clears dumpable flag on uid change

Michael Griego mgriego at
Wed Apr 12 18:49:13 CEST 2006

Patches are always welcome.  :)

Please file it at


Ryan Melendez wrote:
> Hello,
> When a process changes uid/gid under linux the flag that allows a core
> dump is cleared.  Since the 2.4 kernel is has been possible to reset the
> "dumpable" flag using prctl.  Would the freeradius project welcome a
> patch?
> Thanks,
> Ryan
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