The smbd_scavenger crashes with a core dump if its parent dies first

Richard Sharpe realrichardsharpe at
Thu Aug 30 15:32:04 UTC 2018

On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 8:11 AM, Ralph Böhme <slow at> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 07:05:13AM -0700, Richard Sharpe via samba-technical
> wrote:
>> If we were to call prctl(PR_SET_NAME, "smbd_scavenger", NULL, NULL,
>> NULL) in the scavenger just after fork, this could help make shutdown
>> deterministic...
> How???

By killing the smbd-scavenger processes first?

Richard Sharpe

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