Debian bug #128632 && fork

Martin Pool mbp at
Tue Feb 19 09:53:06 EST 2002

On 18 Feb 2002, Wayne Davison <wayned at> wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Feb 2002, Martin Pool wrote:
> > Why the sleep() call?

I guess the point is that the fork() probably failed because the
server is overloaded, and therefore there is no point trying to accept
another connection again immediately.  I just wanted to check this was
the reason.

> Also, why close(fd) twice?


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