Subject: Re: ptys are not always freed
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/26/1998 10:56:58
Bill Studenmund <> said:
> The problem we've seen w/ AIX & pine is that the process will chew up lots
> of CPU. It seems the program is trying to write to the old output, and is
> getting stuck.

> Could this be our problem too?

I have seen that on NetBSD.  kill -9 usually makes it stop, so I thought
it was a pine bug rather than a NetBSD bug. 

--apb (Alan Barrett)