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Old 05-28-2002
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I want to know what call to use to read the details of a process control block in solaris ?Smilie
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Old 06-01-2002
Re: Reading a process control block


firstly, which unix are you using.
now if you are using a unix that supports the /proc area which stores all the info of the processes what ou can do is write a c program that reads the "pid number" file in the /proc area. now the process block info is stored in a structure in these files. you can simply go on reading these structures

also read "man proc" for more info

I hope this should solve your problem

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Old 06-03-2002

Thanks for the info.
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