Opened 15 years ago

#9 new defect

libc: unix orphan

Reported by: bird Owned by: bird
Priority: normal Milestone: libc-0.7
Component: libc-backend Version: 0.6
Severity: normal Keywords: libc


libc is currently killing any processes which are orphaned. The correct behaviour is to convert them to backgroup processes (OS/2 term), i.e. a process which parent is the init process (OS/2 pid 0). This requires either replacing or hooking into the session manager. The first pmshell process is normally serving as the session manager on OS/2, so hooking into it shouldn't be that difficult.

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