[icecast] capturing pid from command line

Dave St John groups at mediacast1.com
Tue Nov 4 17:12:55 PST 2003



tried that already but it doesnt catch the parent, it captures one of the
children.

Would the fact that the server runs as a user and not as root having
anything to do with $! not working, since it works with shoutcast
running as root?

<p>Dave St John
(CEO) Mediacast1.com
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Karl Heyes" <karl at xiph.org>
To: <icecast at xiph.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 04, 2003 4:51 AM
Subject: Re: [icecast] capturing pid from command line

<p>> On Tue, 2003-11-04 at 07:13, Drew Bertola wrote:
> > On Mon, 2003-11-03 at 21:53, Dave St John wrote:
> > > Anyone know of or how to capture the pid via the command line in bash?
> >
> > pidof ???
> >
> > $ pidof httpd
> > 827 825 824 788
>
> pidof is ok if there is only on instance of the process, else try
something
> along the lines of using a wrapper script
>
> icecast -c /path/icecast.xml &
> echo $!
>
>
>
> karl.
>
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