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Re: Process Already Running

by andyford (Curate)
on Sep 13, 2007 at 16:20 UTC ( #638845=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Process Already Running

One problem is that you can have other processes that match that aren't the one you're looking for. For example, say your editing a program in vi at the same time that you're trying to see if that program is running. Then your grep might erroneously return an unwanted positive.

non-Perl: Andy Ford

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