[RC5] pause-watch-plist

Philippe Faure philippe at faure.ca
Thu Jan 27 14:51:53 EST 2011

I have been using the second option, but thought that it was a little  
"cluncky" and just thought that using the watch list would be a  
cleaner solution.

thanks for the update.


Quoting steven_nikkel at ertyu.org:

> It actually trolls through /proc/<pid>/cmdline searching for a match on
> Linux. If the watch plist doesn't work I sometimes will use an outside
> script that watches for the process and writes and removes a pause file
> for the client.
>> I am looking to pause the client when specific programs are running on
>> a server.  I currently have: pause-watch-plist=top
>> in the ini file, and this seems to work.  But when I add other entries
>> as follows
>> pause-watch-plist=top|hfss|hf3d
>> I have also tried
>> pause-watch-plist=hf3d
>> Neither seems to work.  I believe that it is the "ps" command that is
>> being run which is causing some grief.  Do someone know what arguments
>> are being passed with the ps command?  I would like to manually run it
>> the same way, and see what happens.
>> DNETC Version:
>> dnetc v2.9108-517-CFR-10021519 for Linux (Linux 2.6.9-89.ELlargesmp).
>> OS:
>> LSB Version:
>> :core-3.0-amd64:core-3.0-ia32:core-3.0-noarch:graphics-3.0-amd64:graphics-3.0-ia32:graphics-3.0-noarch
>> Distributor ID: RedHatEnterpriseES
>> Description:    Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES release 4 (Nahant Update 8)
>> Release:        4
>> Codename:       NahantUpdate8
>> Thank you
>> PHilippe
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