*off topic * RE: Pidgin Zombie Process

David Balažic David.Balazic at comtrade.com
Tue Aug 1 13:11:46 EDT 2017

Ethan Blanton wrote:
> If you *just* restarted or reconnected, this can happen.  They should be reaped shortly.  (They're due to the DNS subsystem.)

Wow, after 20 years this is still an issue on unix?
I remember experiencing it first with early versions of Netscape in the nineties.

this=application freezes for few seconds due to DNS things

David Balažic

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