Make process title - % complete
lars.engels at 0x20.net
Tue Oct 20 08:24:43 UTC 2009
Quoting Alex Kozlov <spam at rm-rf.kiev.ua>:
> On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 05:51:42PM +0200, Ivan Voras wrote:
>> 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?
Using SIGINFO sounds nice, but make produces so much output that
normally you won't see the result because it is scrolled up just after
sending the signal.
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