[Nottingham] CPU time

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Mon Oct 20 12:26:27 UTC 2008

Michael Erskine wrote:
>> So really does noone/nothing provide an accurate 'progress' bar or 'time
>> so far' bar for a task spread across multiple parallel threads?
> Yes, it's that thing you seem to want to avoid: parse ps output or
> /proc/sys or somesuch. It's entirely appropriate and pragmatic to do
> so in the absence of other magic.

Unfortunately, that's my conclusion also. It's just that I think that is
so ugly and clunky. Instead, it should be a neat OS-thing.

I'll have a surf around to see if it's been done already...


Martin Lomas
martin at ml1.co.uk

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