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Re: pwait(1) added
On Tue, Mar 03, 2015 at 01:58:16PM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> christos%zoulas.com@localhost (Christos Zoulas) writes:
> > It is a tool from FreeBSD that lets you wait for a set of abtrary pids
> > to exit. Do you think this tool is useful or should I remove it? Joerg
> > asked for a timeout feature. Is that something that should be added?
> > https://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?pwait
> I don't really have a strong opinion, but what's the rationale for
> adding to base vs just using it from pkgsrc?
Having something in this area is useful to ensure that the kqueue
features are exercised. The process tracking was completely broken when
I looked at it for my own monitor.
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