YA in a series: snapshot what a happy sound

Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes sthoenna@efn.org
Fri Dec 31 01:59:00 GMT 2004


On Thu, Dec 30, 2004 at 03:48:45PM -0500, Christopher Faylor <cgf-no-personal-reply-please@cygwin.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 27, 2004 at 08:21:43PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >On Mon, Dec 27, 2004 at 05:15:34PM -0800, sthoenna@efn.org wrote:
> >>Simple test case (typed in from memory as I don't have internet access for
> >>the next week):
> >>
> >>#include <stdlib.h>
> >>#include <unistd.h>
> >>int main(int argc, char **argv)
> >>{
> >>   system("true");
> >>   fork();
> >>   return 0;
> >>}
> >>
> >>The bug seems to be when a zombie is left after having successfully
> >>waited for a child.
> >
> >As much as I love simple test cases, they aren't much use if you don't
> >describe the problem they are attempting to demonstrate.
> 
> Is this problem, whatever it is, still a problem with the latest
> snapshot?

The "whatever it is" was the hang described in my previous message
with the same subject
(http://sources.redhat.com/ml/cygwin/2004-12/msg00860.html).  Sorry
about not getting the threading right or saying more in the message
that confused you.

It is no longer hanging with the 20041227 snapshot; thanks.

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