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Re: Zombie subprocesses

From: James Cloos
Subject: Re: Zombie subprocesses
Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2012 00:51:45 -0500
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>>>>> "HH" == Harald Hanche-Olsen <address@hidden> writes:

HH> A bit of experimenting reveals that if I run

HH> (call-process "/bin/sleep" nil 0 nil "5")

HH> then this returns immediately, as expected, but after 5 seconds,
HH> the subprocess becomes a zombie and never goes away.

Thanks for finding an easy way to reproduce this bug.

I had asked about it, but have been too busy elsewhere to follow up.

James Cloos <address@hidden>         OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

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