> hi,
> Can you tell me when an application might take long time to dump core?
> The linux o.s is indicating that a process is dumping core, and only
> after 40 mins i am seeing the core file. What might be the problem?

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Off-topic here.

Possible answers:

- The device we are dumping core to is slow
- The amount of stuff we have to dump to the core image is huge or
- Some other reason