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From: Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o>
Subject: Re: EasyTAG 2.1.6 Handle SIGCHLD to make audacious archived skins workable
Date: Fri, 04 Mar 2011 16:37:34 +0100
El vie, 04-03-2011 a las 15:44 +0200, Alessio Ababilov escribió:
> It seems that development of EasyTAG is stopped, and so I send the patch 
> to gentoo developers.
> 
> EasyTAG calls signal(SIGCHLD,SIG_IGN) to avoid zombies. It works fine,
> but it leads to one problem.
> If one calls 'Run Audio Player', the player's SIGCHLD signal handler is
> inherited. So, when audacious calls system() in order to unpack its
> archived skin, the archiver process ends silently (the wait() call in
> system() function cannot hear that the child process has ended). The
> audacious process assumes that there was an error and an unarchived skin
> is used.
> A possible solution is to set a handler for SIGCHLD in EasyTAG. The
> handler is called when a child process ends and the latter doesn't
> become a zombie.
> 
> Alessio Ababilov

What about opening a bug report at bugs.gentoo.org? 

Thanks :-)
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