[PATCH] rsync kills all user processes on fork failure

Dave Dykstra dwd at bell-labs.com
Thu May 9 14:54:01 EST 2002

On Wed, May 08, 2002 at 09:44:25PM -0700, Jos Backus wrote:
> On Wed, May 08, 2002 at 11:31:18PM -0400, Bob Byrnes wrote:
> > http://rsync.samba.org/cgi-bin/rsync/incoming?id=2762;user=guest;selectid=2762
> Fwiw, the patch looks good to me. rsync doesn't seem to handle -1 == fork()
> here, leading to the problem described.

What's the best fix against the current CVS?  Should we back out the
previous fix because that one only solved half the problem?  Somebody
please provide an updated patch.

- Dave Dykstra

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