subprocess leaves child living
nick at craig-wood.com
Wed Jun 6 07:33:30 CEST 2007
Thomas Dybdahl Ahle <lobais at gmail.com> wrote:
> But you can't ever catch sigkill.
> Isn't there a way to make sure the os kills the childprocess when the
> parrent dies?
Not as far as I know.
If you've got a pipe open to the child then killing the parent should
deliver SIGPIPE to the child which may (or may not) kill it. At least
it got some sort of notification.
Nick Craig-Wood <nick at craig-wood.com> -- http://www.craig-wood.com/nick
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