mysql_waitpid - kill process and wait for its termination
signals a process to terminate and waits for the process to
exit. It uses the kill() system call and Unix signals, so it runs on Unix and
shell> mysql_waitpid [options] pid wait_time
sends signal 0 to the process identified by pid
waits up to wait_time
seconds for the process to terminate. pid
must be positive integers.
If process termination occurs within the wait time or the process does not
returns 0. Otherwise, it returns 1.
If the kill() system call cannot handle signal 0, mysql_waitpid()
signal 1 instead.
supports the following options:
Display a help message and exit.
Verbose mode. Display a warning if signal 0 could not be used and signal 1 is
Display version information and exit.
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