Listing children processes

Arnaud Delobelle arnodel at gmail.com
Tue Feb 28 22:47:00 CET 2012


On 28 February 2012 21:39, Mihai Badoiu <mbadoiu at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 4:35 PM, Chris Rebert <clp2 at rebertia.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 10:33 AM, Mihai Badoiu <mbadoiu at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I'm trying to compute the total CPU load of an external process and it's
>> > children.  (so I cannot use resource.getrusage)  For the load of the
>> > process
>> > I can just grab it from /proc/X/stat.  How do I get the CPU load of the
>> > children processes?  Is there an easy way to get a list of the children
>> > processes?
>>
>> http://code.google.com/p/psutil/
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Chris

> Looked at that before.  psutil doesn't do children.
>
> --mihai

Please don't top-post!  Also, psutil.Process.get_children() looks to
me like it "does" children.

-- 
Arnaud



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