On Thu, Jul 12, 2001 at 08:45:55AM +0200, Joerg Wunsch wrote:
> Anton Berezin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >             if (fork() == 0) {
> > -                   signal(SIGCHLD, SIG_IGN);
> > +                   signal(SIGCHLD, SIG_DFL);
> This is unportable.

> If you want automatic zombie reaping, better don't use the simplified
> signal(3) handling, but instead spell it out as sigaction(2) using the
> SA_NOCLDWAIT flag.  The above won't even give you a warning on systems
> that don't implement automatic zombie reaping, while with sicaction,
> you'll get a compile-time error for SA_NOCLDWAIT not being defined.

Umm, I don't understand.  I do not want automatic zombie reaping, I want
exactly the opposite, and my patch does just that.

May the tuna salad be with you.

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