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Bug #173

cron fails to reap child processes, leaving zombie processes

Added by Justin Maggard about 6 years ago. Updated almost 6 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Start date:
2014-05-23
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:

Description

Using cron's own SIGCHLD handler doesn't work well on Illumos for some reason, but I have not taken the time to investigate why. Simply not defining USE_SIGCHLD when building cron makes cron set the SIGCHLD handler to SIG_IGN, which is enough to fix the zombie issue.

Patch attached.


Files

cron-fix-zombies.patch (556 Bytes) cron-fix-zombies.patch remove -DUSE_SIGCHLD from Makefile Justin Maggard, 2014-05-23 11:25 PM

History

#1

Updated by Igor Pashev about 6 years ago

Perfect!

#2

Updated by Igor Pashev about 6 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Resolved
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

Fixed since cron 3.0pl1-124+dyson3. Thanks!

#3

Updated by Igor Pashev almost 6 years ago

  • Status changed from Resolved to Closed

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