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35.Dd October 12, 2013
36.Dt PWAIT 1
37.Os
38.Sh NAME
39.Nm pwait
40.Nd wait for processes to terminate
41.Sh SYNOPSIS
42.Nm
43.Op Fl v
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45.Sh DESCRIPTION
46The
47.Nm
48utility will wait until each of the given processes has terminated.
49.Pp
50The following option is available:
5f0cb5a0 51.Bl -tag -width ".Fl v"
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52.It Fl v
53Print the exit status when each process terminates.
54.El
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55.Sh EXIT STATUS
56.Ex -std
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57.Pp
58Invalid pids elicit a warning message but are otherwise ignored.
59.Sh SEE ALSO
60.Xr kill 1 ,
61.Xr pkill 1 ,
62.Xr ps 1 ,
63.Xr wait 1 ,
64.Xr kqueue 2
65.Sh NOTES
66.Nm
67is not a substitute for the
68.Xr wait 1
69builtin
70as it will not clean up any zombies or state in the parent process.
71.Sh HISTORY
72A
73.Nm
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74command first appeared in SunOS 5.8.
75This implementation was imported from
76.Fx
77into
78.Dx 3.5 .