scheidell at secnap
Jan 7, 2002, 5:42 AM
Post #1 of 1
> the machine.
RE: fix for CVS 1.1x, Was Scans Stop
> I installed the latest Development version from CVS. Compiling went ok and
> a quick test seemed to do just fine..
Give this a shot: fixed similar problem on SMB SID stops.
changes behaviour of alive() functions.
this function was fixed to keep FREEBSD from panic/reboot, but seems to
have some bad side effects (note, this also works for FBSD as well, so
don't worry, FBSD users)
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--- utils.c.CVS Thu Jan 3 11:33:17 2002
+++ utils.c Sat Jan 5 08:25:49 2002
@@ -887,8 +887,21 @@
- while(waitpid(pid, NULL, WNOHANG) == EINTR);
- /* do nothing */
+ int ret;
+ int i;
+ * Invalid argument
+ return 0;
+ * Second method, we attempt to use kill. But first, we
+ * wait() for the process, just in case it's a zombie.
+ for(i=0,ret=1;(i<100) && (ret > 0);i++)
+ ret = waitpid(pid, NULL, WNOHANG);
return kill(pid, 0) == 0;
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