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Re: pidof not working for postgresql-8.3 ?

From: Ennio-Sr <nasr(dot)laili(at)tin(dot)it>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pidof not working for postgresql-8.3 ?
Date: 2008-03-02 18:38:36
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* Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> [280208, 23:24]:
> Ennio-Sr <nasr(dot)laili(at)tin(dot)it> writes:
> > Besides that I just found out that 'pidof' doen't seem to work for the
[...]
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Perhaps it depends on the sysvinit-utils version being used with the
desktop (2.86.ds1-38) and iBook (2.86.ds1-53), which I couldn't check as
the downgrading threathened to remove some essential packages and I
didn't feel like running any risk at the moment; but I would
be grateful if anybody familiar with pidof could confirm.
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Hi Tom,
just in case you would like to go further into the question, I
downgraded sysvinit-utils (and hence 'pidof') to the same 2.86.ds1-38
version I use to check running processes on pg_7.4 and got exactly the
same results.
So, this could mean something has changed between pg_7.4 (or pg_8.1 I've
been using for some time without any like problem) and pg_8.3 concerning
the _visibility_ of processes to ordinary user.

Regards,
	Ennio

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