subprocess and PPID

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Thu Nov 6 02:26:21 CET 2008

In message <ges2jc$202$1 at>, Michele Petrazzo wrote:

> I have a code that execute into a "Popen" a command (ssh). I need that,
> if the python process die, the parent pid (PPID) of the child don't
> become 1 (like I can seen on /proc/$pid$/status ), but it has to die,
> following it's parent
> It's possible in linux and with subprocess?

There is a Linux-specific system call that says it does this (haven't
tried). See the prctl(2) man page.

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