Re: [R] Changing the name of the "R" process in top

From: Joshua Wiley <jwiley.psych_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 28 May 2011 12:10:49 -0700

Hi Matt,

Not sure about renaming it but what about something like:

$ ps -aux | grep R

each process will have a unique PID that you can use to tell them apart (possibly even the call that started it, but I am not presently in a position to test and do not remember for certain).

HTH, Josh

On Sat, May 28, 2011 at 11:48 AM, Matthew Keller <mckellercran_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Perhaps this is more of a unix question, but I'll give it a try here.
> I am running 9 different R processes at the same time (called from a
> shell script using R CMD BATCH).  When I use the top program to
> monitor how they are doing, it is impossible to tell which R process
> is related to which R script. Is there a way to rename a specific
> instantiation of an R process in top with another, more informative
> name, e.g., something like R-script1 R-script2 etc?
>
> Thank you,
>
> Matt
>
> --
> Matthew C Keller
> Asst. Professor of Psychology
> University of Colorado at Boulder
> www.matthewckeller.com
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Joshua Wiley
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