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Old 11-22-2002, 01:38 PM   #1
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Hi

I need to write a program that can monitor the CPU usage , memory usage and monitor the list of PId .

I know this can be possible by parsing the /proc filesystem. But I dont want to do that. I am looking for some kind of an API that will let me read these values directly from my code...

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Old 11-24-2002, 03:09 PM   #2
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The /proc file system is designed to be very fast, and very easy to parse, and language neutral.

It is actually one of the better ways of getting such data.

There is also no POSIX mandated interface to that sort of info.

The linux kernel source has a fair bit on what the magic numbers mean.
 
  


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