ps_is_running

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Checks whether a process is running

It returns FALSE if the process has already finished.

Usage
ps_is_running(p)
Arguments
p

Process handle.

Details

It uses the start time of the process to work around pid reuse. I.e.

Value

Logical scalar.

See Also

Other process handle functions: ps_children(), ps_cmdline(), ps_connections(), ps_cpu_times(), ps_create_time(), ps_cwd(), ps_environ(), ps_exe(), ps_handle(), ps_interrupt(), ps_kill(), ps_memory_info(), ps_name(), ps_num_fds(), ps_num_threads(), ps_open_files(), ps_pid(), ps_ppid(), ps_resume(), ps_send_signal(), ps_status(), ps_suspend(), ps_terminal(), ps_terminate(), ps_uids(), ps_username()

Aliases
  • ps_is_running
Examples
# NOT RUN {
p <- ps_handle()
p
ps_is_running(p)
# }
Documentation reproduced from package ps, version 1.3.2, License: BSD_3_clause + file LICENSE

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