[Users] Cancel startup from password dialog

Dave Howorth dave at howorth.org.uk
Sun Oct 23 17:49:50 CEST 2016

On Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:08:35 +0200
Johan Vromans <jvromans at squirrel.nl> wrote:

> On Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:52:27 -0700
> Chad Wallace <cwallace at lodgingcompany.com> wrote:
> > Will this work?
> If your ps supports BSD syntax, yes.

This is a strange observation. BSD syntax is normally taken to mean
options written without a '-' character in front, like ps aux.

But bizarrely, FreeBSD uses a version of ps that does use a leading '-'
and in which -C is explained as "Change the way the CPU percentage is
calculated by using a ``raw'' CPU calculation that ignores ``resident''
time (this normally has no effect)."

So in neither case is the comment appropriate AFAICT. Fortunately, the
version of ps used by linux does use -C to mean "Select by command

Cheers, Dave

> But actually this is quite similar to the script I use for some other
> programs :) .
> Hint (question) to claws developers: if you write a
> ~/.claws-mail/tmp/claws-crashed file, why not put the actual claws
> process id in it?
> -- Johan

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