Re: FAQ: How to remove zombie process?
"PT" == Peter Tobias <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
PT> Craig Sanders wrote:
>> cern-httpd is notorious for leaving zombies (at least on my system). I
>> got tired of killing and restarting by hand it all the time, so I made a
>> /etc/cron.daily/httpd script which kills and restarts it every morning.
>> At worst, all the zombies get automatically terminated at sunrise...an
>> end to the night of the living dead :-)
PT> Bernd Eckenfels reported this bug and also provided a fix for it:
PT> --- WWW/All/linux/Makefile.include.org Sun Oct 29 07:15:44 1995
PT> +++ WWW/All/linux/Makefile.include Sun Oct 29 07:16:32 1995
PT> @@ -9,7 +9,7 @@
PT> # -DLINUX_FSSTND makes the default log file /var/run/httpd-pid
PT> # rather than /tmp/httpd-pid
PT> -CFLAGS = -O2 -DPOSIXWAIT -DLINUX_FSSTND
PT> +CFLAGS = -DUTS2 -fomit-frame-pointer -O2 -DPOSIXWAIT -DLINUX_FSSTND
PT> LFLAGS = -s
PT> CC = gcc
PT> Recompiling cern-httpd with this patch applied solves this problem.
PT> If you don't want to recompile it yourself you can also get the fixed
PT> httpd binary from sc2.et-inf.fho-emden.de (/pub/debian/httpd.gz).
A little grepping around tells me that `UTS2' something to do with
the cern-httpd zombies problem, but how can a general optimization
option like `omit-frame-pointer' be involved?
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