Bug#966198: gdm3: Defunct gdm-session-worker processes occationally remains unhandled.

Mad Horse equu at openmail.cc
Fri Jul 24 16:53:56 BST 2020

Package: gdm3
Version: 3.36.2-1
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

Sometimes defunct gdm-session-worker processes may appear after logging out
from a gnome session, which usually lasts several hours, but sometimes
out from a gnome session lasting only one minute can trigger this

These defunct gdm-session-worker processes are owned by the user
and their cpu time last only several seconds.

These defunct processes do not clearly impact the functionality of gdm3, but
they occupy available process slots, and cannot be manually cleared unless I
restart gdm3 with no gnome session active (via console or ssh).

-- System Information:
Debian Release: bullseye/sid
APT prefers testing
APT policy: (900, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 5.7.0-1-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU threads)
Locale: LANG=zh_CN.utf8, LC_CTYPE=zh_CN.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE
not set
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
LSM: AppArmor: enabled

Versions of packages gdm3 depends on:
ii accountsservice 0.6.55-2
ii adduser 3.118
ii cdebconf [debconf-2.0] 0.253
ii dbus 1.12.20-1
ii dconf-cli 0.36.0-1
ii dconf-gsettings-backend 0.36.0-1
ii debconf [debconf-2.0] 1.5.74
ii gir1.2-gdm-1.0 3.36.2-1
ii gnome-session [x-session-manager] 3.36.0-2
ii gnome-session-bin 3.36.0-2+b1
ii gnome-session-flashback [x-session-manager] 3.36.3-1
ii gnome-settings-daemon 3.36.1-1
ii gnome-shell 3.36.3-1
ii gnome-terminal [x-terminal-emulator] 3.36.2-1
ii gsettings-desktop-schemas 3.36.1-1
ii libaccountsservice0 0.6.55-2
ii libaudit1 1:2.8.5-3+b1
ii libc6 2.31-1
ii libcanberra-gtk3-0 0.30-7
ii libcanberra0 0.30-7
ii libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 2.40.0+dfsg-5
ii libgdm1 3.36.2-1
ii libglib2.0-0 2.64.4-1
ii libglib2.0-bin 2.64.4-1
ii libgtk-3-0 3.24.20-1
ii libkeyutils1 1.6.1-2
ii libpam-modules 1.3.1-5
ii libpam-runtime 1.3.1-5
ii libpam-systemd 245.6-2
ii libpam0g 1.3.1-5
ii librsvg2-common 2.48.7-1
ii libselinux1 3.0-1+b3
ii libsystemd0 245.6-2
ii libwrap0 7.6.q-30
ii libx11-6 2:1.6.9-2+b1
ii libxau6 1:1.0.8-1+b2
ii libxcb1 1.14-2
ii libxdmcp6 1:1.1.2-3
ii lsb-base 11.1.0
ii metacity [x-window-manager] 1:3.36.1-1
ii mutter [x-window-manager] 3.36.3-1
ii policykit-1 0.105-28
ii procps 2:3.3.16-5
ii tilix [x-terminal-emulator] 1.9.3-4+b2
ii ucf 3.0043
ii x11-common 1:7.7+20
ii x11-xserver-utils 7.7+8
ii xterm [x-terminal-emulator] 358-1

Versions of packages gdm3 recommends:
ii at-spi2-core 2.36.0-2
ii desktop-base 10.0.3
ii x11-xkb-utils 7.7+5
ii xserver-xephyr 2:1.20.8-2
ii xserver-xorg 1:7.7+20
ii zenity 3.32.0-5

Versions of packages gdm3 suggests:
pn gnome-orca <none>
pn libpam-fprintd <none>
ii libpam-gnome-keyring 3.36.0-1

-- debconf information:
gdm3/daemon_name: /usr/sbin/gdm3
* shared/default-x-display-manager: gdm3

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