Is it technically possible to give Python option of naming process of running script?

Alain Ketterlin alain at
Wed Mar 14 18:34:34 CET 2012

Terry Reedy <tjreedy at> writes:

> On 3/14/2012 12:02 PM, Grant Edwards wrote:
>> It seems like an excellent thing to add to the "os" module.
> If 'prctl' is a standard POSIX system call, then it should be a
> candidate for inclusion in the os module if someone opens a tracker
> enhancement issue and presents an argument in favor.

It's not. The man page says "This  call  is  Linux-specific."

-- Alain.

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