changing process name
Adam Tauno Williams
awilliam at whitemice.org
Sun Dec 30 16:53:31 CET 2012
On Mon, 2012-11-19 at 10:39 +0000, andrea crotti wrote:
> I have very long processes to spawn which I want to lauch as separate
> processes (and communicate with ZeroMQ), but now the problem is that the
> forked process appears in "ps" with the same name as the launcher
> This is a simplified version of what I'm trying to do:
> def long_sleep():
> sys.argv[:] = [sys.argv] + ['daemon', 'arguments']
> so both the sys.argv reassignment don't work so far, any other way to
> fix this?
> On the real machine I also get zombie processes, but on my machine I
> can't reproduce this, and would also be nice to fix that..
The Python module "procname" allows you change the process name so you
can see it in ps, top, etc...
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