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Re: svn 1.3.0: post-commit hook waits even if tasks are backgrounded

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2006-01-17 18:30:20 CET

On Tue, 2006-01-17 at 14:41 +0100, Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> Seriously, the problem is that apr pipes are inherited by child processes
> by default (at least on Unix). I don't know if this is a bug; I'll ask on
> the APR list.

> The problem this causes is that the write end of our pipe we create for
> stderr will be open twice in the child process (one for stderr and then
> another descriptor that was the original descriptor created for the pipe).

That doesn't match my reading of the APR code. From apr_proc_create():

        if (attr->child_err) {
            apr_file_close(attr->parent_err);
            dup2(attr->child_err->filedes, STDERR_FILENO);
            apr_file_close(attr->child_err);
        }

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