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8:56 AM
@terdon Thanks for the hint. I'll care more in the future.
 
 
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10:39 AM
@jofel No worries. I know it takes some getting used to :)
 
 
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3:06 PM
Ok, your question is clearer now. However, I still don't understand what you mean by "is it possible to make a handler for upgrade instead of deleting and installing?" What do you mean by a handler? — Faheem Mitha 3 mins ago
Anyone got any ideas what is meant by this?
 
 
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4:58 PM
I still don't understand what he means...
I want to handle upgrade command and ask addition confirm before my package will be removed. In other way user may stop application unexpectedly by using apt-get upgrade. — Sild 7 mins ago
 
 
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7:43 PM
@FaheemMitha I only know that dpkg doesn't care what you pass apt
if I'm not mistaken on upgrade it runs --unpack plus a trigger I don't remember right now
 
8:06 PM
@Braiam Sure. But I still don't understand what this poster is asking. Do you?
And if so, could you translate it into standard English, and maybe edit the post?
 
what's the consensus?...
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Q: Monitor if a process has terminated in C

0x450Introduction I am writing a monitoring program in C, which performs the fork() and exec() cycle. However I need to check whether the child process has terminated or not without blocking the main process, i.e. the monitoring program. Something like this: Main process pid_t child_pid = fork(); i...

my immediate reaction was that this is off-topic here and should be on the main stackoverflow site instead
or am I missing something?
 
@DigitalTrauma yeah, if the question is ā€œā€¦ in Cā€ then it's clearly off-topic
 
@Gilles ok, flagged as such
 
8:26 PM
@FaheemMitha nope, that's why I vtc-ed
 
@Braiam ok
 

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