Make process title - % complete
ivoras at freebsd.org
Mon Oct 19 15:52:04 UTC 2009
2009/10/19 Alex Kozlov <spam at rm-rf.kiev.ua>:
> 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?
You mean SIGINFO?
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