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Re: bash misbehavior
At 11:19 PM 9/28/2004 -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 11:08:56PM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>>Yep, that would work too, but it's costly. In bash there is a new
>>process group leader for every command/pipeline
>>I will leave this issue simmer for a while.
>But does the process group leader always go away? I would think that
>would be a pretty odd case.
Unfortunately yes, they only last for the duration of a command/pipeline.
The process group is used as a command/pipeline/job identifier.
A lonely ps is a group leader:
PID PPID PGID WINPID TTY UID STIME COMMAND
631139 1 631139 4294336157 con 740 22:56:00 /c/PROGRAM
607931 631139 607931 4294382649 0 740 22:56:00 /c/PROGRAM
620183 607931 620183 4294347869 0 740 23:33:11 /usr/bin/ps