Is it technically possible to give Python option of naming process of running script?
d at davea.name
Thu Mar 15 03:15:28 CET 2012
On 03/14/2012 01:27 PM, Prasad, Ramit 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.
>> I think this request was already denied: http://bugs.python.org/issue5672
> Also take a look at: https://github.com/dvarrazzo/py-setproctitle
> Though since they just create a Named Object in Windows, I am not sure
> it would work for something like killall.
There is/was a project called exemaker for Windows. (see Pypi for
link). I don't use Windows any more, but it was a nice trick, when it
worked. Not all python scripts could be wrapped in it, but basically it
let you wrap a python script in a tiny Windows program which launched
the usual python dll's. You could call it anything you liked, and
that's what the task manager saw as the process name.
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