Forum: Ruby Re: Process management and control

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Berger, Daniel (Guest)
on 2006-03-02 21:33
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> 2. Stop a process/script
> 3. Monitor a process/script to see if it dies or is
> abnormally terminated
> I was expecting something like:
> my_script ="/tmp/")
> my_script.start
> Essentially is there a way to create an object which is a
> system process as you might with Java?

Unfortunately, no.  Process is a module, not a class.  I think the
closest you can get is to use open3 and/or watch the process table using
something like sys-proctable (on the RAA).

I think it's an idea worth considering, though.


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