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processman(n) 0.1 tcllib "processman"
processman - Tool for automating the period callback of commands
- package require Tcl 8.5
- package require twapi 3.1
- package require cron 1.1
- package require processman ?0.1?
The processman package provides a Pure-tcl set of utilities to manage child processes in a platform-generic nature.
- ::processman::find_exe name
Locate an executable by the name of name in the system path. On windows, also add the .exe extention if not given.
- ::processman::kill id
Kill a child process id.
Kill all processes spawned by this program
- ::processman::killexe name
Kill a process identified by the executable. On Unix, this triggers a killall. On windows, twapi::get_process_ids is used to map a name one or more IDs, which are then killed.
- ::processman::onexit id cmd
Arrange to execute the script cmd when this programe detects that process id as terminated.
- ::processman::priority id level
Mark process id with the priorty level. Valid levels: low, high, default.
On Unix, the process is tagged using the nice command.
On Windows, the process is modifed via the twapi::set_priority_class
Return a list of processes that have been triggered by this program, as well as a boolean flag to indicate if the process is still running.
- ::processman::process_list id
Return true if process id is still running, false otherwise.
- ::processman::spawn id cmd args
Start a child process, identified by id. cmd is the name of the command to execute. args are arguments to pass to that command.
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