[Gambas-user] New experimental feature : "remote" debugging

Jussi Lahtinen jussi.lahtinen at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 23:29:57 CEST 2021

> During remote debugging, the debugged process is watched by looking at
> its entry in the '/proc' directory, to detect its end.
> This is not reliable and Linux specific. Apparently there is no reliable
> solution on Unix to detect the end of a process that is not a child
> process.

You can make it reliable (if the problem was the possibility of a new
process taking the same PID), if you can look inside of /proc/<PID>/status
(or alternatively stat).
There the first line is the name of the process and it offers other
identification methods also. Stat has start time somewhere...

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