Few coding suggestions
denismfmcmahon at gmail.com
Sun Jan 11 18:37:26 CET 2015
On Sun, 11 Jan 2015 17:14:35 +0530, Ganesh Pal wrote:
> (a) How do I modify the output to have an another column with a
> difference of 5 mins
I'm not sure I understand the problem you're trying to solve, and it
seems to me that you are presenting your problem in terms of your partial
Try stating the actual problem.
Some hints, based on my best guess of what you're actually trying to do.
If you want a program to execute every n minutes, the easiest way to do
this is normally to use the cron scheduler to start your program every n
If you want to append the output of a program to an existing file, open
the file in append mode.
You normally add lines to a file, not columns.
You my want to investigate various ways of serialising data inside a
file, eg csv, json etc. Also things like date and time formats if this is
some sort of log file.
It would however be much easier to help you with your problem if you
stated the problem you're trying to solve, eg "I wish to create a
snapshot of process memory and cpu use every 5 minutes and send it to
Denis McMahon, denismfmcmahon at gmail.com
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