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Bug#291910: marked as done (thttpd: generates zombies during user activity)

Your message dated Sun, 01 Jan 2012 15:43:09 +0000
with message-id <E1RhNYz-0001dR-KF@franck.debian.org>
and subject line Bug#653752: Removed package(s) from unstable
has caused the Debian Bug report #291910,
regarding thttpd: generates zombies during user activity
to be marked as done.

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Package: thttpd
Version: 2.21b-11.2
Severity: normal
Tags: woody


while investigating a patch for 236329, I discovered that thttpd creates
a number of threads to satisfy the requests and these turn into zombie
processes after the request is done. From "top":

26743 www-data  15   0   824  824   592 S     0.0  0.1   0:00 thttpd
 3718 www-data  10  10     0    0     0 Z N   0.0  0.0   0:00 thttpd <defunct>
 3719 www-data  15  10     0    0     0 Z N   0.0  0.0   0:00 thttpd <defunct>

I'm not sure this is a bug - the zombies get cleaned up after a few minutes.
But I thought I would report it, as this seems odd behaviour for a server
that is supposed to thrive under high load.

-- System Information
Debian Release: 3.0
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux debacle 2.4.26-1-686 #1 Sat Aug 7 00:33:47 CEST 2004 i686

Versions of packages thttpd depends on:
ii  debconf                       1.0.32     Debian configuration management sy
ii  libc6                         2.2.5-11.8 GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  logrotate                     3.5.9-8    Log rotation utility
ii  mime-support                  3.18-1.3   MIME files 'mime.types' & 'mailcap

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Version: 2.25b-11+rm

Dear submitter,

as the package thttpd has just been removed from the Debian archive
unstable we hereby close the associated bug reports.  We are sorry
that we couldn't deal with your issue properly.

For details on the removal, please see http://bugs.debian.org/653752

The version of this package that was in Debian prior to this removal
can still be found using http://snapshot.debian.org/.

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Ansgar Burchardt (the ftpmaster behind the curtain)

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