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SubjectRe: is killing zombies possible w/o a reboot?
Gene Heskett <> writes:

> On Wednesday 03 November 2004 14:03, Måns Rullgård wrote:

>>That's because its parent was still sitting around refusing to
>> wait() for them.
> Define 'parent' when it was a click on the apps icon on the xwindow
> screen that started it, please.

Whichever process called fork() to create the app process is the
parent. Sounds like it's some component of the desktop environment.

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