Re: [dev] [st] [PATCH] Fix sigchld

From: koneu <>
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:25:59 +0200

On April 27, 2015 11:23:52 AM CEST, Jochen Sprickerhof <> wrote:
>Hi Roberto,
>* Roberto E. Vargas Caballero <> [2015-04-27 10:42]:
>> I don't understand this patch. The master process only has one child,
>> the shell, so you only can wait for it. If you receives the signal is
>> because the child already died, so I don't see the point of adding
>> WNOHANG. Can you explain a bit better what you want to do?
>I'm spawning other process from st (dmenu and surf for urlview).
>checking the pid, st stops working if some other child finishes.
>WNOHANG it would hang as well.
>Cheers Jochen

Weird, I thought the shell would catch those sigchlds. Do you exec by Amy chance?
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