getting a list of open files versus PID nos.?
gcooper at FreeBSD.org
Thu Dec 9 00:31:43 UTC 2010
On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 3:52 PM, Garrett Cooper <gcooper at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 3:47 PM, Matthew Fleming <mdf356 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 3:01 PM, Bruce Cran <bruce at cran.org.uk> wrote:
>>> On Wed, 8 Dec 2010 14:54:57 -0800
>>> Matthew Fleming <mdf356 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> This is what lsof is for. I believe there's one in ports, but I have
>>>> never tried it.
>>> Is there any advantage to using lsof instead of fstat(1) (fstat -p pid)?
>> I believe that lsof reports on all open files by all processes,
>> whereas fstat will only report on a specific provided pid.
> lsof prints out all open file descriptors whereas I thought that
> fstat had to be targeted to specific files / directories / vmcore
> files / etc.
Nevermind. As Andriy pointed out in a later post, I was wrong.
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