Leftover startpar process - any clue to spare?

Petter Reinholdtsen pere at hungry.com
Tue Jul 28 16:02:25 UTC 2009

[Dr. Werner Fink]
> On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 12:03:30PM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
>> Hi, Werner.  Can you have a look at
>> <URL: http://bugs.debian.org/537182 >, please?  When doing makefile
>> style concurrency, I get a leftover startpar process.  I have no idea
>> why.
> Could it be that a file descriptor is hold open by any of the
> processes started by startpar?  Startpar uses a pty/tty pair
> and a pipe for each process started in parallel to get the
> messages ordered as much as possible.

Could be.  File descriptors 1 and 2 point to /dev/pts/1.  Will have to
check if rsyslog closes stdout and stderr.

CC to BTS.

Happy hacking,
Petter Reinholdtsen

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