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How to get the coredump of the running perl process?

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Hi, How to get the coredump of the running perl process? I tried 'kill -8 PID' and 'kill -11 PID' and both does not seems to yield the cordump file. Please let me know how can I generate the coredump of the running perl process. I am using Slackware Linux. Thanks!
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Commented:
Try kill -6
also try

gcore [ -o corename ] pid

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kill -6 doesn't seems to work.. is there any other option with kill to get a coredump? Thanks!