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

Ralph Böhme slow at
Thu Aug 30 16:54:30 UTC 2018

On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 09:49:06AM -0700, Richard Sharpe wrote:
>Although, sending a sigterm to the scavenger child might also work, but care 
>will need to be taken with races, because it is entirely possible that the 
>parent has exited before the child has exited and it still gets a signal saying 
>its parent died.

I know I tend to forgetful but since when do get child processes a signal when 
their parent goes away?

Can you reproduce the crash and show us a SBT?


Ralph Boehme, Samba Team
Samba Developer, SerNet GmbH
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