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From: "Laurent Bercot" <>
To: "Dewayne Geraghty" <>,
	"" <>
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)
In-Reply-To: <>

>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


  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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