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On Friday 21 March 2008 10:37:11 Fabian Groffen wrote:
> Assuming you would use libkvm, on Darwin this means as unprivileged user
> (not using suid) you can't see any processes at all.
That's different from FreeBSD and NetBSD then.
> > This isn't really an easy answer, as we could have installed OpenRC in a
> > prefix where this wouldn't apply, but we don't know that either.
> > Ideas anyone?
> Is there a way to just have some fallback method which is less
> functional, but just uses some pid file with a lock or something?
Not all services use pidfiles. Also, some services re-fork and re-write their
pidfiles and I'm not sure the lock would carry across in that instance.
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