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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/7] CLONE_FD: Task exit notification via file descriptor
On Monday 16 March 2015 15:36:16 Kees Cook wrote:
> And just so I understand the races here, what happens in CLONE_FD
> (without CLONE_AUTOREAP) case where the child dies, but the parent
> never reads from the CLONE_FD fd, and closes it (or dies)? Will the
> modes switch that late in the child's lifetime? (i.e. even though the
> details were written to the fd, they were never read, yet it'll still
> switch and generate a SIGCHLD, etc?)

What happens to a child that dies during the parent's lifetime but the parent
exits without reaping the child?

The same should happen, whatever that behaviour is.
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT)
Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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