waitpid [-v] [--timeout|-t seconds] pid...
waitpid is a simple command to wait for arbitrary non-child processes.
It exits after all processes whose PIDs have been passed as arguments have exited.
- -v, --verbose
Be more verbose.
- -t, --timeout seconds
Maximum wait time.
- -e, --exited
Don’t error on already exited PIDs.
- -c, --count count
Number of process exits to wait for.
- -h, --help
Display help text and exit.
- -V, --version
Print version and exit.
waitpid has the following exit status values:
system does not provide necessary functionality
For bug reports, use the issue tracker at https://github.com/util-linux/util-linux/issues.
The waitpid command is part of the util-linux package which can be downloaded from Linux Kernel Archive.