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proc_get_status

(PHP 5)

proc_get_statusGet information about a process opened by proc_open()

Description

array proc_get_status ( resource $process )

proc_get_status() fetches data about a process opened using proc_open().

Parameters

process

The proc_open() resource that will be evaluated.

Return Values

An array of collected information on success, and FALSE on failure. The returned array contains the following elements:

elementtypedescription
command string The command string that was passed to proc_open().
pid int process id
running bool TRUE if the process is still running, FALSE if it has terminated.
signaled bool TRUE if the child process has been terminated by an uncaught signal. Always set to FALSE on Windows.
stopped bool TRUE if the child process has been stopped by a signal. Always set to FALSE on Windows.
exitcode int The exit code returned by the process (which is only meaningful if running is FALSE). Only first call of this function return real value, next calls return -1.
termsig int The number of the signal that caused the child process to terminate its execution (only meaningful if signaled is TRUE).
stopsig int The number of the signal that caused the child process to stop its execution (only meaningful if stopped is TRUE).

See Also

  • proc_open() - Execute a command and open file pointers for input/output

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