examining the entrailsThe process of grovelling through a core dump or hex image in an attempt to discover the bug that brought a program or system down. The reference is to divination from the entrails of a sacrified animal. Compare runes, incantation, black art, desk check. [Jargon File]
Last updated: 1994-12-12
Exabyte ♦ exabyte ♦ examining the entrails ♦ EXAPT ♦ Excalibur bug ♦ Exceed
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