[arch-projects] [PATCH] get PID of shell scripts
archlinux at andrwe.org
Sun Oct 2 09:37:18 EDT 2011
I just noticed that this patch will break the command rc.d because it
will always return the pid of the rc.d command.
So please don't apply it.
Am 28.08.2011 23:34, schrieb Andrwe:
> This modification just uses the parameter -x of pidof.
> It just adds the possibility to look for a script name:
> "Scripts too - this causes the program to also return process id's of
> shells running the named scripts." (manpage pidof(8))
> So there won't be a break of current uses of this function.
> I've also done some tests and the results are always the same wether
> you use -x for getting pid of normal programs or not.
> A usecase is a script I've written which runs as daemon and which I
> wanted to start using an initscript.
> Because it expands the functionality without loosing some I think
> it's worth adding.
> Kind regards,
> On Sun, 28 Aug 2011 20:22:01 +0200, Tom Gundersen wrote:
>> On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 7:40 PM, Andrwe Lord Weber
>> <archlinux at andrwe.org> wrote:
>>> get_pid() can now get the PID of a running shell script which is
>>> given as parameter.
>> Could you add a few words why we want this, preferably with a
>> and also argue why this will not break any current users of
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