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Re: kill -STOP mencoder_pid does not stop process execution
- From: TAJTHY TamÃs <tajthy at mailbox dot hu>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 00:11:51 +0100
- Subject: Re: kill -STOP mencoder_pid does not stop process execution
- Reply-to: tajthy at mailbox dot hu
> 2007. 12. 11. k. 19:06, "Lev Bishop" <email@example.com> Ãrta:
>> sometimes I have to pause the execution of the mencoder process on my cygwin
>> hosted by an XP SP2. If I press Ctrl+S the mencoder is stopped nicely. I wanted
>> to pause it from a script. I tried the normal UNIX way sending a SIGSTOP signal
>> to the process (kill -STOP mencoder_PID) from an other bash window. Running "ps"
>> I could see it had "S" status, but mencoder was still writing to stdout and the
>> CPU usage was still nearly 100%. I even tried "kill -TSTP mencoder_PID", but the
>> same result.
>I think this is because of this longstanding cygwin issue:
Aha... This can be a reason. :-(
Is there a way how to stop and continue a process from a script from an other
Thanks in advance && Good byte!
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