Subject: Re: netstat and PIDs
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Holo.Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 09/13/1996 06:17:17
>> Well, there does have to be _some_ link between the [socket and the
>> process], because [...]. But that's probably not useful, because
>> [...]. Probably easier to scan the open file tables.
> If you want to associate pid's with network connections, why not use
> lsof or similar ?
> looking for the matching vnode pointer in the fd table is not what
> I'd call an efficient approach to solving the problem.
Um, isn't scanning the open file tables exactly how lsof/fstat/etc
work? Indeed, I'd say it has to be; AFAIK there is no other link
between the processes and the socket structures.
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