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Zombies (processes) left after closing minecraft #2412

A-UNDERSCORE-D opened this Issue Sep 20, 2018 · 1 comment


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A-UNDERSCORE-D commented Sep 20, 2018

System Information

MultiMC version: 0.6.2-develop 1161 (though it has been longstanding though multiple versions)

Operating System: ubuntu 18.04

Summary of the issue or suggestion: MMC leaves zombie processes after launching and closing minecraft

What should happen:

Processes should be polled for their exit code after minecraft exits

Steps to reproduce the issue:

  1. Start any version of minecraft
  2. Wait for load to complete and close the version of MC

Suspected cause:

MMC either not keeping track of or not polling its children


screenshot from 2018-09-20 13-40-23

peterix added a commit that referenced this issue Oct 31, 2018

GH-2412: collect dead processes on linux properly
Issues were caused by use of `popen()` with no `pclose()` counterpart...

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peterix commented Oct 31, 2018

Should be fixed in develop.

@peterix peterix closed this Oct 31, 2018

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