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Bug#325600: libc6.1: Threads remain <defunct> on Alpha with libc6. 2.3.5-4

At Mon, 29 Aug 2005 13:18:01 -0400,
Thomas Evans wrote:
> Threads that have properly called pthread_detach() and pthread_exit() 
> are not being cleaned up and remain in the process list as <defunct> 
> until the parent exits.
> This does not occur on systems running "testing" and has appeared only 
> recently.

This is Linuxthreads/alpha bug.  Currently glibc package don't execute
test suite for alpha because some tests are stopped due to this kind
of problem.  Upstream already moved to NPTL - but I expect someone
looks at this problem.

-- gotom

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