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Old 10-17-2008
[Linux] How Do I Run Until Segfault

Hello, sorry if this has been posted before but i was wondering if there is a way to run a program until a segmentation fault is found.

Currently i'm using a simple shell script which runs my program 100 times, sleeps 1 second because srand(time(0)) is dependent on seconds. Is there a possible way i can run this in GDB until a segfault or write a script that looks for a segfault signal?

Code:
for ( i = 0; i<=100; i++ )
  do
    program >> testloop.out
    sleep 1
  done

Thank You,
Bilal Aslam
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Old 10-17-2008
The easiest way is to define kernel resource limits to allow core dumps. ulimit -c unlimited

When your program crashes, you will have core files in your cwd.
 

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