I have a
.jar file which is notorious for malfunctions. When a malfunction occurs, only a restart helps. I have a way to detect that malfunctions (reading the log-file of said
.jar) So I want to write a script, that kills the process whenever the malfunction occurs. The problem is:
confus@confusion:~$ ps -A ... 4438 ? 00:00:00 java 4439 ? 00:00:00 java 4443 ? 00:00:00 java ...
The process name of all running
.jars is naturally "java". How do I find out, which of these "java"-processes is the one I want to kill, i.e. the one running