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Re: garbage collection thread zombies
>From: David Woodhouse <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Hmmm. Isn't this a problem for _all_ kernel threads which are started
>before init but which may die later? Perhaps a more generic solution
>should be adopted than to make them all reparent themselves _again_ on
Yes it is. I had a few other kernel threads in some of my code with the
same issue. I agree that a more generic solution would be better, but there
aren't many kernel threads in the vanilla kernels that get started before
init and can then be killed later. So I simply fixed the few that could.
The presence of reparent_to_init makes me think that the original developers
thought the onus should be placed on the thread itself.
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