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
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.