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Old 10-28-2007, 01:05 AM   #1
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reading /proc/pid/stat file?

hi ,

i want to read some of the fields from /proc/pid/stat file and get those information stored in some how can i scan the fileds from stat file where the fileds are not similar and i want certain fields like pid, process name, ppid, times,euid,egid(if there) form that file. can anyone guide me?

also tell me where can i find user name from /proc?

thanks in advance.
Old 10-29-2007, 02:45 AM   #2
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man proc will be your friend. Stat is nicely explained there.


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