Storing pids

Per Hedeland <>
Thu Jan 5 17:49:13 CET 2006

Joel Reymont <> wrote:
>What I want to do is dump the log entries belonging to a certain  
>process, so I pass in the pid in the command line as, say, 4005.30.0.  
>That goes into a "<4005.30.0>" list and then... I tried to convert it  
>to pid but that is not fool-proof and fails sometimes.

Maybe you should just try reading the responses you get a bit more
carefully, and give them some thought, before throwing out new
questions? And that doesn't apply to only the immediately previous one


>On Jan 5, 2006, at 4:20 PM, Per Hedeland wrote:
>> Well, the binaries will be unique ("in principle"). Where do you  
>> get "a
>> certain pid" from, and what form does it have? Something like text
>> output giving the three numbers is useless in this situation, as  
>> already
>> explained. If you just want to traverse the log, picking up new  
>> pids and
>> all the other entries for the same pid as you go, it doesn't really
>> matter what form the pids have, does it?
>> --Per

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