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ax_very_nice

Synopsis

AX_VERY_NICE

Description

A macro to check the options of nice, in order to have a VERY_NICE variable which runs a program at the lowest priority VERY_NICE is undefined if we don’t find the proper options, so you can safely use:

  @VERY_NICE@ mycommand

in a shell script.

The VERY_NICE variable includes the placeholder NICE_VALUE that you have to instantiate at run-time. If you give a argument to AX_VERY_NICE, it will be used as an argument of nice for testing and included in VERY_NICE instead of the above placeholder.

Source Code

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License

Copyright © 2008 Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer@pasteur.fr

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