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Using the /proc filesystem to monitor progress of script (whitane.com)
7 points by shanemhansen 1231 days ago | 2 comments



`lsof' is a nice front-end to this particular usage of /proc, and also works on other Unixes (/proc is, I think, a Linux innovation, and absent at least on OS X).

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Oh, I never realized that's what the offset column is for. Leave it to me to reinvent (poorly) lsof by digging in some obscure corner of the kernel.

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