Re: [htdig] start/stop/restart


Subject: Re: [htdig] start/stop/restart
From: Gilles Detillieux (grdetil@scrc.umanitoba.ca)
Date: Thu Jul 20 2000 - 13:49:43 PDT


According to Franck Horlaville:
> > > I would like to include cron somewhere in there to turn crawling
> >on and off.
> >>
> >> Any suggestions ?
> >
> >You'd need to run htdig with the -l option
>
> done
>
> >and save its process ID somewhere.
>
> how can i do that ? my shell is a bit rusty

In the Bourne shell, as well as bash, the "$!" pseudo-variable will give
you the PID of the last background process it started with an "&".

> >Then, your cron job to stop crawling would have to kill that process ID.
>
> got that part ok

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