Bug#973561: sysvinit-utils: the pidof program doesn't find, processes in the 'D' state

Jesse Smith jsmith at resonatingmedia.com
Mon Nov 2 13:55:38 GMT 2020

The behaviour described, pidof not seeing processes in the "D" state, is
expected, correct, and documented in the pidof manual page. As it says
in the manual page, if yo uwant to see processes which are
uninterruptable or zombies then it is required to pass the "-z" command
line flag.

- Jesse

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