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Re: [HACKERS] removing the exec() from doexec()

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org (The Hermit Hacker)
Cc: brett(at)abraxas(dot)scene(dot)com, pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] removing the exec() from doexec()
Date: 1998-04-30 02:42:39
Message-ID: 199804300242.WAA01472@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> 
> On Wed, 29 Apr 1998, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> 
> > No reason for the exec().  I believe the only advantage is that it gives
> > us a separate process name in the 'ps' listing.  I have looked into
> > simulating this.
> 
> 	Under FreeBSD, there is:
> 
> setproctitle(3) - set the process title for ps 1
> 
> 	This isn't available under Solaris though, last I checked...

Not even BSDI, which is BSD 4.4 like FreeBSD.

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