Re: s6-rc : Anomalies or normal behaviour

From: Laurent Bercot <>
Date: Sun, 04 Oct 2020 02:20:25 +0000

>Apologies, my earlier email, item 2, pointed to emptyenv as the cause of
>zombie processes on FreeBSD 12.2S, actually it is due to background.

  Ah, then everything is working as intended and there's no anomaly.
  background spawns a process as a direct child, so if the parent execs
into a long-lived program that never reaps bastards (children it doesn't
know it has), then the zombie will hang around.
  "background -d" was made for this situation, and will avoid the

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