Wilson Snyder > IPC-Locker > IPC::PidStat::PidServer

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NAME ^

IPC::PidStat::PidServer - Process ID existence server

SYNOPSIS ^

  use IPC::PidStat::PidServer;

  IPC::PidStat::PidServer->new(port=>1234)->start_server;

  # Or more typically via the command line
  pidstatd

DESCRIPTION ^

IPC::PidStat::PidServer responds to UDP requests that contain a PID with a packet indicating the PID and if the PID currently exists.

The Perl IPC::Locker package optionally uses this daemon to break locks for PIDs that no longer exists.

new ([parameter=>value ...]);

Creates a server object.

start_server ([parameter=>value ...]);

Starts the server. Does not return.

PARAMETERS ^

port

The port number (INET) or name (UNIX) of the lock server. Defaults to 'pidstatd' looked up via /etc/services, else 1752.

DISTRIBUTION ^

The latest version is available from CPAN and from http://www.veripool.org/.

Copyright 2002-2013 by Wilson Snyder. This package is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of either the GNU Lesser General Public License Version 3 or the Perl Artistic License Version 2.0.

AUTHORS ^

Wilson Snyder <wsnyder@wsnyder.org>

SEE ALSO ^

IPC::Locker, IPC::PidStat, pidstatd

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