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zombie process created by ruby
$ (ruby zombie.rb & ) ; sleep 2 ; ps
PID TTY TIME CMD
8609 pts/2 00:00:00 zsh
8651 pts/2 00:00:00 sh
8653 pts/2 00:00:00 ruby
8655 pts/2 00:00:00 sleep <defunct>
8656 pts/2 00:00:00 ps
require 'timeout'
begin
Timeout.timeout(1) do
system('sleep 2')
end
rescue Timeout::Error
end
sleep 30
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