From: "Laurent Bercot" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Dewayne Geraghty" <email@example.com>,
Subject: Re: s6-rc : Anomalies or normal behaviour
Date: Sun, 04 Oct 2020 02:20:25 +0000 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <em7a925175-ed4a-4a6e-b1de-d32cc7cbfc57@elzian> (raw)
>Apologies, my earlier email, item 2, pointed to emptyenv as the cause of
>zombie processes on FreeBSD 12.2S, actually it is due to background.
Ah, then everything is working as intended and there's no anomaly.
background spawns a process as a direct child, so if the parent execs
into a long-lived program that never reaps bastards (children it doesn't
know it has), then the zombie will hang around.
"background -d" was made for this situation, and will avoid the
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2020-10-04 2:20 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2020-10-03 22:30 Dewayne Geraghty
2020-10-04 1:58 ` Dewayne Geraghty
2020-10-04 2:20 ` Laurent Bercot [this message]
2020-10-04 2:14 ` Laurent Bercot
2020-10-06 3:57 ` Dewayne Geraghty
2020-10-06 10:29 ` Laurent Bercot
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