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From Cliff Woolley <>
Subject Re: suexec+CGI = zombies in 1.3.28
Date Mon, 04 Aug 2003 17:42:00 GMT
On Mon, 4 Aug 2003, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:

> Unix entity is still hanging around (for you) unless you (the parent)
> successfully fetched its status. So the important point here is that a
> child process cannot just disappear (for whatever reasons!) and even be
> replaced until the parent has really handled it (with waitpid).

Yes, of course you're right.  This just occurred to me while I was
upstairs getting ready for work so I came downstairs to sign on and
correct myself, but you beat me to it.  :)


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