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Ian McCulloch ianmcc at
Thu Sep 19 22:13:41 EST 2002

On Thu, 19 Sep 2002, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> You _are_ wait()ing on all the processes right? Remember, a process is not
> gone until it exits *and* the parent wait()s for it. There is some hack
> about ignoring SIGCHLD that may work but just doing a wait() when you know
> the process is done should be enough.

Even if he wasn't, wouldn't they show up in the process list as zombies?

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