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Re: backend shell leaves defunct processes
At 09:58 AM 7/2/99 -0400, Timothy P. Peterman wrote:
>Each time a backend script runs, it does not completely
>exit. Instead it leaves a "defunct" process on the server.
>I am running Solaris 2.6. When I shut down slapd all
>the defunct processes are terminated, but at times I
>have observed hundreds of defunct processes. I am
>concerned that at some point it could start impacting the
it will impact your slapd or your system...
>Here's what ps shows - parent PID (386) is the slapd process:
>% ps -ef | grep defunct
> ldapadm 395 386 0 0:00 <defunct>
> ldapadm 389 386 0 0:00 <defunct>
> ldapadm 401 386 0 0:00 <defunct>
> ldapadm 387 386 0 0:00 <defunct>
>Anyone have any ideas what might cause this?
Yes. It's a known bug. A fix exists in -devel but has
not been backported to 1.2.x yet. Hopefully it will find
it's way into the next patch.
>Are there any config options that might affect this?