PSTATUS(3PROC) Process Control Library Functions PSTATUS(3PROC)

NAME


Pstatus - obtain process status structure

LIBRARY


Process Control Library (libproc, -lproc)

SYNOPSIS


#include <libproc.h>

const pstatus_t *
Pstatus(struct ps_prochandle *P);

DESCRIPTION


The Pstatus() function returns the status information about the process
handle P. The pstatus_t structure is defined in proc(4) and contains
information about the process including its flags, the number of threads,
the size of the stack, and more.

The returned pointer is only valid as long as the process handle P is
valid. After a call to Prelease(3PROC), the returned data pointer is
invalid.

RETURN VALUES


The Pstatus() function always returns a pointer to the process's status.

INTERFACE STABILITY


Uncommitted

MT-LEVEL
See LOCKING in libproc(3LIB).

SEE ALSO


libproc(3LIB), Prelease(3PROC), proc(4)

illumos May 11, 2016 illumos