Opened 7 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#3600 closed defect (notsugar)

cat process created by sugar-datastore not reaped if it is killed

Reported by: quozl Owned by: erikos
Priority: Low Milestone: Unspecified
Component: Sugar Version: 0.95.x
Severity: Trivial Keywords:
Cc: Distribution/OS: OLPC
Bug Status: Unconfirmed

Description

The sugar-datastore process forks a process that runs /usr/bin/cat.

If this process is killed, it persists in the process table with a status of Z, indicating that the sugar-datastore process has not collected the termination status with wait(2) or waitpid(2).

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by dnarvaez

  • Component changed from untriaged to sugar
  • Owner set to erikos

Temptatively assigning to sugar.

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by quozl

  • Resolution set to notsugar
  • Status changed from new to closed

Not Sugar. The process running /usr/bin/cat is Xapian writer lock on the database used by sugar-datastore for object index. Reference: https://xapian.org/docs/admin_notes.html

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