How does one test whether a daemon is up and running ??
My code follows :
my $rc_testd = grep /testd/ , ( `ps -ef` ) ;
if ($rc_testd > 0)
print "testd daemon is up and running \n" ;
exit 1 ;
The snippet is in a script called " testd.pl" .
The problem is that this code finds itself running and always exits. What I really want to do is to see if a previous invocation is still active ??
Any advice will me much appreciated.
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