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If the node thread crashes, why does the electron child process keep running?

asked 2022-09-19 11:00:00 +0000

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answered 2022-12-17 06:00:00 +0000

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The electron child process and the node thread are two separate processes that communicate with each other through IPC (Inter-Process Communication). If the node thread crashes, it will not affect the electron child process directly because they are isolated processes. However, if the node thread was responsible for important functionality in the electron app, the app may not function properly even though the electron child process is still running.

Additionally, electron applications are built on top of the Chromium browser, which manages processes like renderers and plugins in separate processes as a security measure. This means that even if the node thread crashes, the Electron main process and renderer processes will keep running because they are managed by the browser.

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