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Re: strange scheduler log (again)
Your news->email gateway does not carry the headers properly over ?
> Newsgroups: local.mailgate.zmailer
> Path: acli
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Ambrose Li)
> Subject: Re: strange scheduler log (again)
> Distribution: local
> Organization: Ming Pao Daily News (Canada)
> Message-ID: <E2B77K.G32@www.mingpaoxpress.com>
> References: <Pine.LNX.3.91.961209004923.3312Aemail@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Thu, 12 Dec 1996 16:30:56 GMT
> In article <email@example.com>,
> Arnt Gulbrandsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> ...
> >> libc.so.4 (DLL Jump 4.6pl27) => /lib/libc.so.4.6.27
> >For some reason you're exec()'ing a program and giving it a null argv.
> >(The above message is shown if **argv == '\0'.)
> Turns out that we need the following patch for the scheduler:
Patch taken in.
> I still don't know why this doesn't happen on Linux box at home.
> But that's irrelevant now.
Different dynamic library ? That seems to indicate that
you have an A.OUT system (DLL Jump) instead of the newer
> Now another question: Why do we exec /bin/false and then _exit(0)?
> Wouldn't _exit(1) do the same thing? Please excuse my ignorance if
> this is obvious.
It isn't obvious; It is to silence the memory access
debuggers when it has just done an accept() on the
mailq -socket, and processed (with some allocations)
the thing. Now doing plain exit() would generate
heaps of reports on what memory blocks were still in use
at the time of the free() ...
> Ambrose Li. email@example.com. Ming Pao Newspapers (Canada) Ltd., EDP
/Matti Aarnio <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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