Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 3016
tasks spawned by at fail if they rely on wait
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:50 EDT
at sets the signal handler of SIGCHLD to SIG_IGN, resulting
in the child inheriting this. This causes any grandchildren
to quit immediately rather than becoming zombies that
can be "wait"ed for by the child. A similar problem to this
(problem #732) was fixed for cron.
I will send a patch along via e-mail, since I don't appear
to have access to upload RPMs any more (more work for
------- Email Received From Jonathan Larmour <email@example.com> 05/24/99 16:37 -------
Patch applied in at-3.1.7-9. Thanks for reporting.