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Re: thread exit goes defunct
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On Tuesday 13 February 2001 12:20, Mark Kettenis wrote:
> Shaw Terwilliger <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Nicolas Vignal wrote:
> > > Under gdb when a thread exit, he goes in the defunct state.
> > I've been wondering about this too. Since the old threads don't die,
> > I quickly run out of processes, which makes debugging long-running
> > servers (which spawn new threads on new connections) difficult.
> This *is* caused by a long standing kernel bug. Alan Cox has promised
> to look into it if he can find the time, but it doesn't have a really
> high prority for him. Anyway, someone who does care should take this
> up with the kernel folks; see the attached message that I posted to
> the linux-kernel mailing list last december. I simply don't care
> enough to keep sending this stuff to the Linux kernel folks.
> Peter Berger <email@example.com> writes: