> i dunno, i think i'd write a c program that would take a pid as an arg
> and do the ptrace thing on that pid. then i'd write a perl program to
> walk pid's in /proc that would use a regex to weed out procs by peeking
> in /proc/<pid>/cmdline. seems pretty simple really.
About that "perl program", Kevin: I got to thinking last night if
there was some standard tool that would generate PID lists by user
or command or size or any random criteria. Seems like it would be
$ listpids --user=kenn
$ listpids --min-rss=128k
$ listpids --min-age=2days
$ listpids --controllable (list all PIDs that I can send signals to)
Maybe I should submit an enhancement request to GNU sh-utils?
Or maybe I'll just use pgrep(1). Yippee!
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