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Section: MySQL Database System (1)
mysql_waitpid - kill process and wait for its termination
- mysql_waitpid [options] pid wait_time
mysql_waitpidsignals a process to terminate and waits for the process to exit. It uses thekill()system call and Unix signals, so it runs on Unix and Unix-like systems.
shell> mysql_waitpid [options] pid wait_time
mysql_waitpidsends signal 0 to the process identified bypidand waits up towait_timeseconds for the process to terminate.pidandwait_timemust be positive integers.
If process termination occurs within the wait time or the process does not exist,mysql_waitpidreturns 0. Otherwise, it returns 1.
If thekill()system call cannot handle signal 0,mysql_waitpid()uses signal 1 instead.
mysql_waitpidsupports 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 used instead.
Display version information and exit.
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SEE ALSOFor more information, please refer to the MySQL Reference Manual,which may already be installed locally and which is also availableonline at http://dev.mysql.com/doc/.
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