[collectd] Exec plugin - forked process freezing with 4.10.1
jesse at bulletproof.net
Wed Jun 6 15:59:48 CEST 2012
Hi Gerrie ...
On 06/06/2012, at 11:10 PM, Gerrie Roos wrote:
> Hi Jesse
> We are using collectd 4.10.2 (close enough) with unixsock, exec and a host
> of other plugins. We experienced similar problems and I spent a lot of time
> debugging and getting it stable. I've posted my patches to the mailing
> list, but will attach them here again. They should apply easily (touch
> wood!) and there's a chance it will make things better. Here's the patches,
> note not all are really relevant, I suggest you just apply the first 3 or 4:
> Quick overview:
> Fixed various collectd memory leaks.
> Fixed collectd's unixsock read interrupted by SIGCHLD's.
> Fixed collectd exec module: incorrectly exited select loop on signal.
> Fixed incorrect collectd warning when configuring network plugin.
> Collectd's scale plugin now supports scaling only on specific data
> sources, yay! (New feature)
Interesting, thanks for that. It's reassuring to know that I'm not alone here :-)
I've raised a bug about it - https://github.com/collectd/collectd/issues/89
Have you considered creating a pull request or two with your changes? ... https://github.com/collectd/collectd/pulls
Do you think that it's this one that is biting me here? "Fixed collectd's unixsock read interrupted by SIGCHLD's."
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