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KINFO_GETALLPROC(3)	 BSD Library Functions Manual	   KINFO_GETALLPROC(3)

NAME
     kinfo_getallproc -- function for getting process information of all pro-
     cesses from kernel

LIBRARY
     System Utilities Library (libutil,	-lutil)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <sys/types.h>
     #include <sys/user.h>
     #include <libutil.h>

     struct kinfo_proc *
     kinfo_getallproc(int *cntp);

DESCRIPTION
     This function is used for obtaining process information of	all processes
     from the kernel.

     The cntp field is a pointer containing the	number of process structures
     returned.	This function is a wrapper around sysctl(3) with the
     KERN_PROC_PROC mib.  While	the kernel returns a packed structure, this
     function expands the data into a fixed record format.

RETURN VALUES
     On	success	the kinfo_getallproc() function	returns	a pointer to cntp
     struct kinfo_proc structures as defined by	<sys/user.h>.  The pointer was
     obtained by an internal call to malloc(3) and must	be freed by the	caller
     with a call to free(3).  On failure the kinfo_getallproc()	function re-
     turns NULL.

SEE ALSO
     free(3), malloc(3), sysctl(3)

BSD				 May 27, 2015				   BSD

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