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Re^2: How do you get the PID of an external process?

by salva (Abbot)
on Sep 25, 2013 at 06:41 UTC ( #1055622=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: How do you get the PID of an external process?
in thread How do you get the PID of an external process?

system(1, $cmd) is a special case. IIRC, a hack provided on the port of Perl for Windows to support IPC::Open3 there.

It just launches the given command on the background.

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[tye]: We use auditd for security monitoring. So we can rely on auditing being enabled. I'm not sure who would want to not be able to audit. Maybe some VM inside another system with audit?
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[erix]: spies should use a type-writer, no power needed, no auditable

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