innwatch forks without reason
julien at trigofacile.com
Sat Aug 9 10:41:17 UTC 2014
> innwatch apparently creates a child process only for sleeping and then
> waits on that process. The forked-off process is not killed by 'rc.news
> stop' (only its parent is), and will only die after it's done sleeping.
> If running under SMF on illumos/Solaris, this causes the service to
> likely drop into maintenance state (since not all processes die within
Thanks for your bug report and also your patch.
It works well on my system too (Debian).
I have just committed it:
It will be shipped with INN 2.5.5.
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