Child exit generates read events

Marc Lehmann schmorp at
Sat Aug 8 19:05:56 CEST 2009

On Sat, Aug 08, 2009 at 01:59:21PM -0300, Andre Nathan <andre at> wrote:
> After the child process exits, the callback for readable events on the
> parent socket keeps being called. Is there anything I can do to avoid
> that?

sure, just stop the watcher?

note, however, that I can't see your child exiting - did you forget to
call exit() or return? both parent and child will call ev_loop after starting
a watcher.

you also never call ev_fork - this is required after a fork if you want to
continue event handling in the child and parent.

but the answer is still to stop the watcher on end-of-file, or before, or
after, or anytime, when you do not want those events anymore.

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