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IPCS

IPCS

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (1) Updated: 9 October 1993
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NAME

ipcs - provide information on ipc facilities  

SYNOPSIS

ipcs [-asmq] [-tclup]
ipcs [-smq] -i id
ipcs -h  

DESCRIPTION

ipcs provides information on the ipc facilities for which the calling process has read access.

The -i option allows a specific resource id to be specified. Only information on this id will be printed.

Resources may be specified as follows:

-m
shared memory segments
-q
message queues
-s
semaphore arrays
-a
all (this is the default)

The output format may be specified as follows:

-t
time
-p
pid
-c
creator
-l
limits
-u
summary
 

SEE ALSO

ipcrm(1), ipcmk(1)  

CONFORMING TO

The Linux ipcs utility is not fully compatible to the POSIX ipcs utility. The Linux version does not support the -b and -o options, but does support the -l and -u options not defined by POSIX. The portable application shall not use the -a, -b, -o, -l, and -u options.  

AUTHOR

krishna balasubramanian (balasub@cis.ohio-state.edu)  

AVAILABILITY

The ipcs command is part of the util-linux-ng package and is available from ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux-ng/.


 

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AUTHOR
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