[Twisted-Python] How do twisted and multiprocessing.Process create zombies?
sean.m.ochoa at gmail.com
Tue Jul 5 16:36:25 MDT 2011
I like glyph's answer. :)
On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 3:00 PM, <exarkun at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:
> On 09:51 pm, sean.m.ochoa at gmail.com wrote:
> >Using twisted loopingcall, multiprocessing.Process, and
> >multiprocessing.Queue; is it possible to create a zombie process. And,
> >so, then how?
> Uh, why would you want to create zombies?
> Since Twisted installs a SIGCHLD handler, it's not unlikely that non-
> cooperating libraries that create subprocesses, such as the
> multiprocessing module, will miss their exit notification, leaving a
> If you *don't* want zombies, use reactor.spawnProcess (or a library on
> top of it, like Ampoule) instead.
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