[MPlayer-users] Slave Command "run" doesn't reap forks
Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Wed Apr 15 23:56:20 CEST 2015
On Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 11:14:35PM +0200, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 10:00:31AM +0200, Nicolas George wrote:
> > (As a side note, setting SIGCHLD to SIG_IGN would have the same effect.)
> I looked it up, we probably don't use that is it is an almost-recent
> addition to POSIX.
> 2.4 Linux kernels and FreeBSD before 5 were explicitly mentioned
> as not supporting it.
Also, I looked into the reported problem:
it does in fact exist.
The signal handler gets reset to default each time.
This meant we handled only the first child process exiting
(so anyone testing things only once would think it worked).
I've fixed that now in r37387.
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