Subject: Re: cron syslogs
To: Johan Danielsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Assar Westerlund <email@example.com>
Date: 05/15/2001 14:12:15
firstname.lastname@example.org (Johan Danielsson) writes:
> The easiest way out is to more or less s/ProgramName/getprogname()/,
> but it also changes the name to uppercase for subprocesses, which
> would get lost with that change.
/* mark ourselves as different to PS command watchers by upshifting
* our program name. This has no effect on some kernels.
I assume that means it's there not to trick programs counting the
number of running crons, or trying to kill them. But perhaps Paul
knews better? I would say remove it.