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Re: Finding PID of a curl process

From: Joe Browning <>
Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2019 17:56:25 -0400

Is pidof command installed with uclibc?

On Sat, Apr 27, 2019, 17:31 Jon Harris <> wrote:

> Some programs will store their processed IDs in pid files. I am looking
> for this functionality for curl but don't see any way to find this. So I
> would like to request this as a command line option.
> I'm also looking for any work-arounds for this. I have a situation where
> I launch one or more curl operation in the background from a
> single-threaded C application. At some time later, I want to access it by
> PID to possibly kill it or find other info about it.
> Other relevant factors:
> 1) I am on a memory-limited system running uClinux. I don't have a
> 'pgrep' and would prefer not to search through the contents of /proc.
> 2) There may be dozens of curls open at any one time.
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Received on 2019-04-28