> > 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.
ubik:~$ uname -a
Linux ubik 2.0.32 #1 Wed Nov 19 00:46:45 EST 1997 i586 unknown
ubik:~$ perl -e '$0 = "it_works!";system "ps p $$"'
PID TTY STAT TIME COMMAND
7629 p8 S 0:00 it_works!
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