[Xmonad] darcs patch: zombie_children

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Thu Nov 1 18:04:28 EDT 2007

> Wed Oct 24 18:10:16 PDT 2007  David Benbennick <dbenbenn at gmail.com>
>   * zombie_children
>   Second version.  This patch sets SIGCHLD to SIG_IGN, so that any child
>   processes that end will be immediately cleaned up.  It also waits on
>   all existing zombie child processes, in case they already exist.
>   I'm not too happy about waitAllChildren; it doesn't seem very Haskelley.
>   I was surprised that the following didn't work:
>     try $ forever_ $ getAnyProcessStatus False False >>= return . fromJust

I hope to evalute this patch on the weekend. Thanks for being patient.

-- Don

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