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Re: cygwin 1.5.0-1 forked off child processes have open handles tonon-existant processes
- From: Ronald Landheer-Cieslak <ronald at landheer dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 10:22:26 +0200 (CEST)
- Subject: Re: cygwin 1.5.0-1 forked off child processes have open handles tonon-existant processes
OK, I see
On Thu, 10 Jul 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 10, 2003 at 05:48:21PM +0200, Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:
> >I was just walking my process tree with the process explorer when I saw
> >the cron process had an open handle to a non-existant process
> >(presumably its parent).
> That is correct. It is working as designed. It has always done this.
> It keeps a handle open to the process so that the pid of the original
> process will not be reused. It also keeps several process handles open
> so that pids will not be reused too quickly as that confuses bash.
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