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Bug 208079 - gpm keeps stdin/out/err file descriptors open after detaching from terminal
gpm keeps stdin/out/err file descriptors open after detaching from terminal
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gpm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Petr Rockai
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2006-09-26 06:28 EDT by Milan Zázrivec
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-09-26 08:11:26 EDT
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Description Milan Zázrivec 2006-09-26 06:28:45 EDT
Description of problem:
gpm daemon keeps stdin/out/err open after detaching 
itself from terminal, causing eg. pipes from initscript
to hang for the lifetime of gpm.

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Steps to Reproduce:
/etc/init.d/gpm stop;
perl -e 'open F,"/etc/init.d/gpm start|"; my @out=<F>; close F;'
Comment 1 Petr Rockai 2006-09-26 06:55:04 EDT
Gpm currently fails to build in brew (!?), the fix is in cvs for now.
Comment 2 Petr Rockai 2006-09-26 08:11:26 EDT
Worked this time.

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