is there a way to register for processes state changes from userspace ?

Nikolay Borisov n.borisov.lkml at
Thu Jul 9 03:08:19 EDT 2015

On 07/09/2015 09:39 AM, Ramon Fried wrote:
> at the specific PID procfs directory.
> Is there a better way to achieve that ? Something like netlink notifications for subscribed processes will be great...
> Thanks.

If your process is abruptly killed then there is no way for the process
to tell you that (it's dead after all). Just implement a simple time-out
mechanism in the spirit of ping.

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