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ps ho command $$

By: j_melis
2011-02-05 10:24:33

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root@zem:~# su - karcsi karcsi@zem:~$ ps ho command $$ -su karcsi@zem:~$ (I was about to post "echo $0" as alternative, but after a "su -" it fails just the same way.)
lanc · 402 weeks and 3 days ago
readlink -f /proc/$$/exe works with su
kaedenn · 402 weeks and 2 days ago
True, you guys are right, this isn't a very reliable way.
j_melis · 402 weeks and 2 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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