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Date:      Tue, 5 Dec 1995 22:57:31 -0500 (EST)
From:      Drew Morone <>
To: (Michael Smith)
Subject:   Re: Processes -will- -not- die!
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> from "Michael Smith" at Dec 6, 95 10:39:59 am

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> Drew Morone stands accused of saying:
> > 
> > For some reason, some of the user apps on my system will get hung, and 
> > won't die when somebody exits unceremoniously. I of course have to go in 
> > and kill the process, which proceeds to suck up all of the CPU. This 
> > seems to happen most with "pine" and "tin", but will happen with other 
> > software as well.
> Are you running with applications from the FreeBSD ports collection, or did
> you build these guys yourself?  One would hope that there are patches for
> these applications to fix this behaviour.

Yup, these are from the ports collection. 


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