ps_status

0th

Percentile

Current process status

One of the following:

  • "idle": Process being created by fork, macOS only.

  • "running": Currently runnable on macOS and Windows. Actually running on Linux.

  • "sleeping" Sleeping on a wait or poll.

  • "disk_sleep" Uninterruptible sleep, waiting for an I/O operation (Linux only).

  • "stopped" Stopped, either by a job control signal or because it is being traced.

  • "tracing_stop" Stopped for tracing (Linux only).

  • "zombie" Zombie. Finished, but parent has not read out the exit status yet.

  • "dead" Should never be seen (Linux).

  • "wake_kill" Received fatal signal (Linux only).

  • "waking" Paging (Linux only, not valid since the 2.6.xx kernel).

Usage
ps_status(p)
Arguments
p

Process handle.

Details

Works for zombie processes.

Value

Character 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_is_running(), 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_suspend(), ps_terminal(), ps_terminate(), ps_uids(), ps_username()

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

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