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On Tuesday 04 February 2003 08:13 am, Axel Kittenberger wrote:
> > And what about processes that get reparented to init? These could be
> > causing the OOM. I didn't think that the p_ptr was null when reparenting
> > happens.
>
> Okay good, should we use the "original parent" instead?

I'm not familiar enough with the reparenting to know. I'm not sure you can
tell the difference.

> Yes, I'm not absolutly not sure if the != NULL expression is necessary,
> Don't know enough about the task structering for this. I tried without and
> the machine at least didn't crash, but just wanted to be safe.

I was considering that a possible test for a reparented process since the
original parent doesn't necessarily exist anymore, though it would make
more sense to have that point to init, than point to anything else.

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