ProcessReaper: single thread reaper

Martin Buchholz martinrb at
Tue Mar 25 22:45:55 UTC 2014

On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 2:39 PM, Martin Buchholz <martinrb at>wrote:

> What happens if the pid you get back is a subprocess not created by ProcessBuilder?
> +    pid = waitpid(-1, &exitValue, 0);
Let me state this more strongly - when I thought about this problem years
ago, this bug (not all subprocesses belong to ProcessBuilder) was a
showstopper, that I didn't see any way to get around.

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