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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: latest redhat rpm of apache
Date Sat, 03 Jan 1998 22:08:30 GMT

On Sat, 3 Jan 1998, Ben Laurie wrote:

> Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > The parent doesn't exit until after it's spent a whack of time in
> > reclaim_child_processes() brutally killing off all the children.  So all
> > the children have released their locks and died, then the parent releases
> > its lock and dies.  Then waitlock is able to acquire an exclusive lock.
> Hold on. Am I losing it completely? I though the parent didn't exit at
> all?

Maybe we're talking about separate issues.  I'm dealing with "how do you
kill off httpd and be sure it actually completely exited?".


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