Make process title - % complete
spam at rm-rf.kiev.ua
Mon Oct 19 15:39:24 UTC 2009
On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 04:35:08PM +0200, Ivan Voras wrote:
> >> if nobody objects, I'll commit it :)
> > I seem to recall that setproctitle() is quite expensive to call; perhaps
> > it would make sense offer a flag to prevent make(1) from calling it? 
> > Anyway, the feature looks nice! I'd like to have it...
> >  I'm unsure how expensive it is compared to fork(1)-ing etc; I'd
> > expect it's negligable but who knows...
> The loop it's called in is not processed bazillion times per second
> (though it *is* called surprisingly often; small, fast jobs can result
> in somewhere in the order of magnitude of 100 iterations per second on
> a fast CPU). As you said - I expect it's negligable compared to fork()
> and the work jobs themselves do.
How about add this statistic to make info handler?
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