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Re^2: How can i check my script is already running?

by Hue-Bond (Priest)
on May 11, 2010 at 16:41 UTC ( #839474=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: How can i check my script is already running?
in thread How can i check my script is already running?

Just a note: you need to exclude your "ps" check from the list of processes returned since it will also match your script path.

I like to use the following trick, so as not to invoke an additional grep:

$ ps aux | grep [i]nit root 1 0.0 0.0 23820 2024 ? Ss 08:23 0:01 /sbin +/init

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 David Serrano
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