Re: register runsvdir as subreaper

From: Roger Pate <>
Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2017 12:09:01 -0500

On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 11:48 AM, Laurent Bercot <> wrote:
> You want a clean process tree with a visually pleasing "ps afuxww"
> output? Fix your services so they don't leave orphans in the first
> place. ...
> Reparenting orphans to anything else than the default is a backwards
> way to solve a nonexistent problem.

Name it reaperhack:
    reaperhack is what it says: a hack. Ideally, you should never have
to use it. It is only useful when you want to supervise a daemon that
results in orphans; and even then, the right thing is to report this
as a bug to the author of the program leaving orphans and have it
Received on Wed Feb 01 2017 - 17:09:01 UTC

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