Subject: Re: your mail
To: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/28/2006 22:00:01
On Wed, Jun 28, 2006 at 01:16:35PM +0000, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 28, 2006 at 09:07:09AM -0400, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> > | P_EXIT is a bit vague. What about P_QUIETEXIT?
> > How about P_GROUPEXIT?
> It seems that the same flag will have to be used for another place:
> Linux threads exit without going to zombie state.

Are you sure?
The Linux systems I've seen always make normal processes zombies,
even when the parent isn't going to be told.
They only actually disappear when when parent runs (in userspace).


David Laight: