procctl

PROCCTL(8)                 BSD System Manager's Manual                PROCCTL(8)

NAME
     procctl — clear procfs event flags

SYNOPSIS
     procctl pid ...

DESCRIPTION
     The procctl utility clears the procfs(5) event mask used by truss(1).  This
     can be used in the event that a process is left stranded, since the
     procfs(5) events result in a non-killable process.  The arguments are a
     list of process IDs; procctl goes through the list and clears the event
     masks for each specified process.

SEE ALSO
     truss(1), procfs(5)

HISTORY
     The procctl utility was written by Sean Eric Fagan for FreeBSD.

BSD                             November 23, 1997                            BSD