setproctitle(3) - but I don't know how you would call it from perl.

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From: "Drew Tomlinson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "FreeBSD Questions" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Wednesday, July 09, 2003 12:09 AM
Subject: Can I Set Process Name?


> Is there a way to either change the name of a running process or start
> the process with a name of my choosing?  On my system, I am running
> webmin and spamd.  Both processes show in ps -acux output as "perl".
>
> blacklamb# ps -acux | grep perl
> root         22476  0.0  2.9  6760 5576  ??  Ss   Sat11AM   0:06.30
perl
> root         33725  0.0 11.0 21604 21196  ??  Ss    9:07PM   0:03.11
> perl
>
> Is there a way to make the webmin process name "webmin" and the spamd
> process "spamd"?  I'm willing to read but have no idea where to start
so
> please nudge me in the right direction.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Drew
>
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