Subject: Re: cron syslogs
To: Johan Danielsson <>
From: Assar Westerlund <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/15/2001 14:12:15 (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.