[squeak-dev] Starting processes from Squeak makes Raspbian unwilling to start another process

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Tue Feb 24 00:06:00 UTC 2015

On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 08:27:42PM +0100, Herbert K?nig wrote:
> Hi,
> just a short follow up.

Hi Herbert,

Thank you for the follow up message, much appreciated!


> Am 09.02.2015 um 15:38 schrieb Herbert K?nig:
> >Hi David,
> >Am 08.02.2015 um 21:04 schrieb David T. Lewis:
> >>This looks like some kind of problem in OSProcess. I am not sure what 
> >>is wrong, so let me try to explain how it works.
> several updates of Raspbian later I do not need to send sigchld any 
> more. So I assume it was a bug in Raspbian introduced by the transition 
> to the Pi 2. Nothing to do with OSProcess.
> Also I now use the version of OSProcess which limits the number of 
> children it holds on to.
> This has run uninterrupted now for two weeks without a single more 
> Zombie and Squeak's memory consumption being constant.
> Thanks,
> Herbert

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