[UFO Chicago] Shell scripting, timeouts

Jesse Becker jesse_becker@yahoo.com
Fri, 14 Feb 2003 15:41:25 -0800 (PST)

--- Jordan Bettis <jordanb@hafd.org> wrote:
>> You can do the cpu time check in a portable way too:
> <http://www.erlenstar.demon.co.uk/unix/faq_2.html#SEC17>

heh, nifty.  I went delving into the source code for 'ps'
and 'top'.  It's very...um...enlightening...  In a scary
sort of way.  My code parses /proc/PID/stat, which works in
linux.  I know Solaris also has a /proc interface.  The
Linux interface is marginally documented in the 'ps' code.


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