hang on exit - bug or no bug?

Pekka Savola pekkas at netcore.fi
Fri Oct 5 02:18:17 EST 2001

On Thu, 4 Oct 2001, Schieber, Dustin wrote:
> I've also seen this problem with various 3rd party software packages.
> Apparently this is a widespread problem with the open fds.

It's probably a bug in the software -- e.g. fds not being closed when
forking.  This can have grave security considerations also.

Pekka Savola                 "Tell me of difficulties surmounted,
Netcore Oy                   not those you stumble over and fall"
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