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Re: orphaned child processes with rxvt
- From: Steve O <bub at io dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2002 16:38:08 -0500
- Subject: Re: orphaned child processes with rxvt
> If I hit the "close" button in the window rather than typing "exit", rxvt
> cleans up.. but there is still an "ssh" process alive and well sucking up 3
> megs of ram.
I was looking into this last night. The rxvt source doesn't seem
to do any process management on exit, which says to me that
the authors expect the child process to die when the parent
So the question is, why are rxvt spawned processes under cygwin
detached from their parents, whereas on other systems they aren't.
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