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Author rosslagerwall
Recipients Arfrever, belopolsky, georg.brandl, giampaolo.rodola, gregory.p.smith, loewis, ned.deily, pitrou, python-dev, ronaldoussoren, rosslagerwall
Date 2012-07-31.16:35:14
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I can't actually remember why I disabled waitid for OS X - that was message was rather a long time ago :-(

Unfortunately, I don't currently have access to an OS X machine to test it.

A google search shows the following comment in the v8 javascript engine:
// We're disabling usage of waitid in Mac OS X because it doens't work for us:
// a parent process hangs on waiting while a child process is already a zombie.
// See

Do you have access to test an older release like Leopard?
Date User Action Args
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