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Bug 85796 - pidof: -x does not work as expected
Summary: pidof: -x does not work as expected
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: sysvinit
Version: 3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: David Lawrence
URL:
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Depends On:
Blocks: FC4Target 138788 163623
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2003-03-07 20:54 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:35 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-04-25 21:25:16 UTC


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Description Need Real Name 2003-03-07 20:54:43 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.6 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20020830

Description of problem:
if i have the following process given by ps -efw
root      8484     1  0 15:34 pts/1    00:00:00 /usr/bin/python
/usr/local/bin/nodeinfo

in 8.0 i dont get the expected process id if i do pidof -x /usr/local/bin/nodeinfo: 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.create a small script eg /usr/local/bin/nodeinfo in python 
2. run it with python /usr/local/bin/nodeinfo
3.Try to find process id using 
    pidof -x /usr/local/bin/nodeinfo

Actual Results:  in redhat 8.0
[root]# pidof -x /usr/local/bin/nodeinfo

[root]# 


Expected Results:  in redhat 7.3
[root]# pidof -x /usr/local/bin/nodeinfo
8484
root]# 


Additional info:

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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2005-04-25 21:25:16 UTC
Fixed in 2.85-38

Comment 5 David Lawrence 2007-06-22 02:10:49 UTC
Package name is now sysvinit in Fedora.


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