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Sam Couter sam at
Thu Sep 19 17:07:22 EST 2002

Michael Still <mikal at> wrote:
> Yeah, I did think about this. THe bit that made me not think that it is
> this is that there is only ever two process running at once, assuming that
> my code isn't remarkably bad (which is always an option).

In that case, are you monitoring the machine to verify that there really
are only two processes running at a time?

Are you correctly handling or ignoring SIGCHLD as appropriate?
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