[cvsnt-dev] Re: cvs import broke in on gentoo/gnu/linux

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Sun Jul 23 13:01:28 UTC 2006

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David Somers wrote:
> Tony Hoyle wrote:
>> They're started by inetd - 
> I tend to use xinetd myself.
>> which should be cleaning them up.. if it isn't 
>> then that's an inetd issue IMO.
> Possibly. I guess it should wait a few seconds after the client has
> disconnected and if the sever process is still active it should SIGKILL it.
> If I get some caffeine in me I might mod xinetd to do this.
It should happen automatically to zombies providing it's doing wait() on its 

zombie processes on unix are pretty rare normally... usually due to some kind 
of bug in the parent process.


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