FreeBSD Port: sysutils/fuser
olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Tue Sep 12 04:06:48 PDT 2006
Roy Marples wrote:
> Stanislav Sedov wrote:
> > But they wants the value 0 to be returned in case of no errors, and
> > since there are no errors in case of no files opened on mountpoint,
> > returning non-zero could break some apps that relies on POSIX
> > functionality.
> > IIRC, solaris resembles the same behavior.
> OK, you win - I'll parse the output :)
There's no need to parse it. If you only want to know if
_any_ process is accessing a file at all, it's sufficient
to check if stdout from fuser is non-empty. In shell-
if [ -n "`fuser -f whatever 2>/dev/null`" ]; then
echo "File is being accessed."
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