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Bug 163950 - ifup-ppp keeps a shell in memory needlessly
Summary: ifup-ppp keeps a shell in memory needlessly
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: initscripts
Version: 4
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
Blocks: FC5Target
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-07-22 11:42 UTC by Avi Kivity
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:55 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: 8.32-1
Doc Type: Enhancement
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2006-04-10 22:53:56 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
reduce persistent process count in ifup-ppp (deleted)
2005-07-22 11:45 UTC, Avi Kivity
no flags Details | Diff

Description Avi Kivity 2005-07-22 11:42:05 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Konqueror/3.4; Linux) KHTML/3.4.1 (like Gecko)

Description of problem:
ifup-ppp spans pppd and remains in memory, even though it has nothing left to 
do (if $DEMAND is false). this wastes memory. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
ifup ppp0 

Actual Results:  $ pstree 

Expected Results:  $ pstree  

Additional info:

Comment 1 Avi Kivity 2005-07-22 11:45:14 UTC
Created attachment 117050 [details]
reduce persistent process count in ifup-ppp

attached patch execs pppd instead of spawning it if $DEMAND != yes

Comment 2 Miloslav Trmač 2006-04-10 22:53:56 UTC
Applied in rawhide initscripts-8.32-1.  Thanks!

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