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

From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Brett McCormickS <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 02:20:52
Message-ID: Pine.BSF.3.96.980429232003.466D-100000@thelab.hub.org (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...

Marc G. Fournier                                
Systems Administrator @ hub.org 
primary: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org           secondary: scrappy(at){freebsd|postgresql}.org 


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