bruce wrote:

> Hi Nathan/Torok...
> Hey guys... got a bit of a question.
> I'm playing around with the php/for/pcntl_exec functions and I've got
> a process that spawns off a bunch of child processes. Unfortunately,
> I'm getting to where I have 100's of zombie child processes that I can
> see from the linux/processTBL.
> I don't want to have my master loop do a waitpid() call, as it would
> block on the wait for one of the child processes to exit. 

No, it wouldn't - just use WNOHANG:

pcntl_waitpid( -1, $status, WNOHANG );

/Per Jessen

Per Jessen, Zürich (-0.9°C)

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