How to detect whether a file is being written by any other process in Linux?

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How to detect whether a file is being written by any other process in Linux? Before a program open a file to processes it, it wants to ensure no other processes are writing to it. Here, we are sure after the files are written and closed, they will not be written any more. Hence, one-time
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Killing Running Bash Script Process Itself and All Child Processes In Linux

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In Linux, how to kill a process and all its child processes? For example, a Bash script A starts B, B starts C and C calls rsync. I would like to kill A and all its child processes all together. How to do this? There are possibly many answers to this question. One of the
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How to get the running process’ parent process’ ID in Python?

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How to get the running process’ parent process’ ID in Python? In Python, you can get the parent process’ pid by calling os.getppid(): import os ppid = os.getppid() One example: The shell’s pid: $ echo $$ 21779 Start a python REPL and get its parent pid (the shell’s): $ python Python 2.7.5 (default, Nov 6
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How to get the running process’ parent process’ ID in C / C++?

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How to get the running process’ parent process’ ID in C / C++? In C and C++, you can call the getppid() library function which is a function from the POSIX library. #include <sys/types.h> #include <unistd.h> pid_t getppid(void); getppid() returns the process ID of the parent of the calling process. Example usage: getppid.c #include <stdio.h>
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How to get the running process’ pid in C / C++?

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How to get the running process’ pid in C / C++? In C and C++, you can call the getpid() library function which is a function from the POSIX library. #include <sys/types.h> #include <unistd.h> pid_t getpid(void); getppid() returns the process ID of the calling process. Example usage: getpid.c #include <stdio.h> #include <sys/types.h> #include <unistd.h> int
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How to set process with lowest priority?

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In system, sometimes, we need backstage threads with very very low priority since it cannot preempt any normal process asks for CPU. SCHED_IDLE class satisfies this requirement which has the priority lower than “nice=19” of CFS. Following code does this. 241 void set_idle_priority(void) { 242 struct sched_param param; 243 param.sched_priority = 0; 244 int s
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What is the vruntime of one process after it is moved into another run queue in Linux Kernel

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When we do migration, one process will be migrated from one source CPU’s runqueue to destination CPU’s run queue. What is the virtual run time (if CFS is used) after it is moved into destination CPU’s run queue? When the process is dequeued from source CPU’s run queue, its vruntime will minus the minimum vruntime
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