Re: Ignoring ps's pid in ps
Mike Dresser <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Mon, 20 Jan 2003, Lloyd Zusman wrote:
>> Does anyone know of a way to use the standard 'ps' to get a process
>> listing without showing the pid of that instance of 'ps' itself, WITHOUT
>> any piping being performed or auxiliary processes being done, and without
>> using a different utility, such as 'pgrep'?
> how close does
> ps --deselect come?
Well, perhaps ... but I can't figure out how to use it to get what I
want. Suppose that I have several 'ps' instances running, and I do ...
ps -C ps u
Let's use the term "my process" to refer to the process that gets
invoked by this command line. Is there a way to use the --deselect
option to show all of the 'ps' instances except my process?
In other words, how would I distinguish my process from all the other