Subject: Re: Bug or expected behavior?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Martin J. Laubach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/17/2001 13:05:43
| > Most of the time this works as expected. However, if a child process is
| > blocked on a select() call at the time the parent calls waitpid(), then
| > waitpid() does not return despite the WNOHANG option.
I tried a minimal test program, and it worked as expected (ie. not
blocking). Is there something special about the not-"most of the time"
times when it blocks?