Problems with cyrus-imapd 2.1.11 under Solaris 8

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh hmh at
Fri Dec 6 07:13:01 EST 2002

On Fri, 06 Dec 2002, Oleg Derevenetz wrote:
> Nicola Ranaldo wrote:
> >I think master would check exit value of its childs and decrement the 
> >number
> >of ready_workers.
> It seems like you perfectly right. I wrote a quick fix (i will be very 
> thankful if you check my fix and correct me if I am wrong) and it works 
> :-) Attachment contain this fix.

There is a more complete solution to the SIGCHILD problems in master, that
fixes all the race conditions that cause the process count to be lost. I
call it the "pid morgue" :-)

It is in the bugzilla, and it is being used in production by the
people, AND all Debian users without a glitch for a long while now...

You may want to have a look at that stuff...

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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