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Old 02-24-2005, 05:57 PM   #1
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what is the calling file?


file A is ran by file B. I know the name of file A but not B. How can i find out the name of file B?
A is a shell script.

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Old 02-24-2005, 06:06 PM   #2
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read man fuser
 
Old 02-24-2005, 06:11 PM   #3
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Another option would be pstree. fuser will work nicely, unless script A runs too quickly for you to run the command manually. Or I guess you could put an fuser command in the script in a similar way to what I mention below.

Modify script A to include a pstree command, that has its output redirected to a file. Something like this:
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pstree -p > /tmp/script_A_pstree_$$.out
Then you can open the output file, and search for the PID of script A. The script's PID is recorded in the filename itself; that's what the $$ expands to. The diagram should show you what process started the script.

Just be sure to remove the pstree command from the script once you find out. Otherwise, you'll chew through disk space, saving pstree output everytime the script runs.
 
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thank you both for your help

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