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Manual Reference Pages  -  PWAIT (1)

NAME

pwait - wait for processes to terminate

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Diagnostics
See Also
Notes
History

SYNOPSIS

pwait [-v] pid ...

DESCRIPTION

The pwait utility will wait until each of the given processes has terminated.

The following option is available:
-v Print the exit status when each process terminates.

DIAGNOSTICS

The pwait utility returns 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.

Invalid pids elicit a warning message but are otherwise ignored.

SEE ALSO

kill(1), pkill(1), ps(1), wait(1), kqueue(2)

NOTES

pwait is not a substitute for the wait(1) builtin as it will not clean up any zombies or state in the parent process.

HISTORY

A pwait command first appeared in SunOS 5.8.
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