mysql_pid is a utility for terminating processes. It runs on Unix-like systems, making use of the
kill() system call.
mysql_waitpid [options] pid time
mysql_pid sends signal 0 to the process pid and waits up to time seconds for the process to terminate. pid and time must be positive integers.
Returns 0 if the process terminates in time, or does not exist, and 1 otherwise.
Signal 1 is used if the kill() system call cannot handle signal 0
|Display help and exit|
|Synonym for -?|
|Be more verbose. Give a warning, if kill can't handle signal 0|
|Print version information and exit|