Re: [hackers] [sinit] Ensure children are reaped periodically || sin

From: Laslo Hunhold <>
Date: Sun, 18 Mar 2018 21:45:29 +0100

On Sun, 18 Mar 2018 13:09:08 -0700
Michael Forney <> wrote:

Dear Michael,

> I'm assuming this patch is a response to the bug liwakura reported on
> #musl? I also did some investigation of this, and wasn't able to
> reproduce the issue on linux.
> Were you able to trigger this case somehow (maybe on another OS)?

it's very well possible, but Dimitris can explain that better.

> I wonder if there is another way to do this without a timeout. Perhaps
> a dedicated reaper thread?

I suggested this too, but rightfully, this would require linking sinit
with libpthread which would be an unacceptable overhead.

With best regards


Laslo Hunhold <>
Received on Sun Mar 18 2018 - 21:45:29 CET

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