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Re: 1.8 make check failing in popen.test

From: Rob Browning
Subject: Re: 1.8 make check failing in popen.test
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2006 19:03:00 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/21.4 (gnu/linux)

Kevin Ryde <address@hidden> writes:

> Looks about right.  What's the child process doing?  It's supposed
> to be writing to the parent to say continue.  (Unless it failed to
> fork there should be some child, either running or a zombie.)

>From the output of ps auxf, it looks like the child is probably one of
these zombies.  There are several zombie sh children:

      \_ [sh] <defunct>
      \_ [sh] <defunct>
      \_ [sh] <defunct>
      \_ [lt-guile] <defunct>
      \_ [lt-guile] <defunct>

Rob Browning
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