Interesting race condition...

From: Rob Landley
Date: Thu Jul 22 2004 - 22:05:11 EST

I just saw a funky thing. Here's the cut and past from the xterm...

[root@(none) root]# ps ax | grep hack
9964 pts/1 R 0:00 grep hack HOSTNAME= SHELL=/bin/bash TERM=xterm HISTSIZE=1000 USER=root LS_COLORS=no=00:fi=00:di=00;34:ln=00;36:pi=40;33:so=00;35:bd=40;33;01:cd=40;33;01:or=01;05;37;41:mi=01;05;37;41:ex=00;32:*.cmd=00;32:*.exe=00;32:*.com=00;32:*.btm=00;32:*.bat=00;32:*.sh=00;32:*.csh=00;32:*.tar=00;31:*.tgz=
[root@(none) root]# ps ax | grep hack
9966 pts/1 S 0:00 grep hack

Seems like some kind of race condition, dunno if it's in Fedore Core 1's ps
or the 2.6.7 kernel or what...

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