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- Subject: Re: How to detect whether a process is running, on Linux, in the manner of 'pidof'?
- From: Javier Guerra Giraldez <javier@...>
- Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2021 15:25:29 -0500
On Thu, 8 Apr 2021 at 13:22, Nicholas Joll <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I am told by the maintainers of the 'luaposix' module that, when running on Linux, lua can detect whether a process of a given name is running, in the manner of the Linux utility `pidof`.
most of these utilities just traverse the /proc filesystem