--- a/make-target-contrib.sh
+++ b/make-target-contrib.sh
@@ -32,7 +32,8 @@
     SBCL_PWD=`echo $SBCL_PWD | sed s/\ /\\\\\\\\\ /g`
 fi
 
-SBCL="$SBCL_PWD/src/runtime/sbcl --noinform --core $SBCL_PWD/output/sbcl.core --disable-debugger --no-sysinit --no-userinit"
+SBCL="$SBCL_PWD/src/runtime/sbcl --noinform --core $SBCL_PWD/output/sbcl.core \
+--lose-on-corruption --disable-debugger --no-sysinit --no-userinit"
 SBCL_BUILDING_CONTRIB=1
 export SBCL SBCL_BUILDING_CONTRIB