> Just a correction. I know this is late in the game, and I don't want to
> prolong the discussion much, since this isn't the right list, but: *BSD uses
> SIGINFO, which is generated via the tty code when the user presses ^T.
> Several tools implement a status handler that uses SIGINFO.
> I think OpenSolaris doesn't have this functionality (it was a BSD-specific
> piece of functionality), hence another signal would have to be used, but that
> also makes it less useful (typing ^T to the tty where the command is running,
> vs. having to go to another window, doing a pgrep, and then a kill -USR1).
Note there is an outstanding RFE open on this
6310532 Solaris ldterm could support BSD's SIGINFO/VSTATUS once