jack at monkeynoodle.org
Sun Aug 11 05:36:05 CEST 2002
sorry for the time lag, just got back from vacation...
/bin/sh -c gcalc from a terminal doesn't cause a zombie. Clicking a
panel icon for xfrun and running gcalc from that causes xfrun to zombie,
but not gcalc.
Should have mentioned that this started after enabling the anti-aliased
font support and installing gdkxft :-(
On Fri, 2002-08-02 at 05:47, Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> Also, xfce used '/bin/sh -c' to execute programs so it may also be your
> shell which causes the problem.
> On Fri, 2 Aug 2002 08:22:47 +0200
> Jasper Huijsmans <huysmans at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> > Sounds a bit like the fork() in the command execution code is missing
> > an _exit() call. I really don't have time to go and investigate. Maybe
> > someone else can.
> > BTW I don't think the function has changed recently, so it's it bit
> > strange it only shows up now.
> > Sorry for my lack of time,
> > Jasper
> > On 01 Aug 2002 23:12:13 -0700
> > Jack Coates <jack at monkeynoodle.org> wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2002-07-30 at 12:39, Jack Coates wrote:
> > > > everthing launched from xfce 3.8.16-1 goes zombie when closed or
> > > > killed. Not even sure where to start troubleshooting?
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Jack Coates
> > > > Monkeynoodle: A Scientific Venture...
> > > >
> > >
> > > This is rebuilt with source rpm, font anti-aliasing turned on. The
> > > problem is only with XFce and affects all users on the system.
> > > --
> > > Jack Coates
> > > Monkeynoodle: A Scientific Venture...
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