[Backgroundrb-devel] zombie packet_worker

Reynard reynard.list at gmail.com
Thu Jun 26 21:17:32 EDT 2008

I think I just solved it, it deletes itself if I don't call exit.

- reynard

On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 8:31 PM, Reynard <reynard.list at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have just upgraded to the latest version, and now I have problem with
> lots of packet_worker process hanging around
> 26820 pts/3    Z      0:03 [packet_worker_r] <defunct>
> basically, I always create a new worker and call exit after it's done, so
> multiple process can be running at the same time. with the old version
> (before using packet), it deletes the process after it's done, now it
> doesn't seem to delete it. has the API change? I cannot find anything in the
> website documentation.
> This is my worker code:
> def create(args = nil)
>   # do work
>   exit
> end
> - reynard
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