A really stupid thing to do for cheap laughs. Make a process think it segfaulted by sending it signal 11, SIGSEGV.

Well, uh, it could have some uses, hey, maybe you wanted a core file to debug (or possibly reverse engineer?).

It's good for cheap laughs on a friend's box to fool them into thinking he has faulty hardware! For getting a core file, I'd rather use gcore or, failing that, kill -6. Moral of the story: use kill -11 when you're on someone else's computer, then tell them their RAM must be going bad. >:)

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