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Re: How to obtain current child process name?

by merlyn (Sage)
on Nov 30, 2009 at 11:07 UTC ( #810121=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to How to obtain current child process name?

Since Unix processes have numbers, but not names, I'm curious as to what problem you are trying to solve, the solving of which seems to need to know the "name" of a Unix process, which doesn't exist.

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Comment on Re: How to obtain current child process name?
Re^2: How to obtain current child process name?
by happy.barney (Pilgrim) on Nov 30, 2009 at 12:26 UTC
    there are application, that change name to show current status. Maybe OP has that kind of application and wants to read that status (to detect deadlock, for example).

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