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PCP-IPCS(1)              General Commands Manual             PCP-IPCS(1)

NAME         top

       pcp-ipcs - provide information on IPC facilities

SYNOPSIS         top

       pcp [pcp options] ipcs [-luV?] [output-format]

DESCRIPTION         top

       pcp-ipcs provides information on the inter-process communication
       facilities for which the calling process has read access.

OPTIONS         top

       When invoked via the pcp(1) command, the -h/--host, -a/--archive,
       -O/--origin, -Z/--timezone and several other pcp options become
       indirectly available; refer to PCPIntro(1) for a complete
       description of these options.

       The additional command line options available for pcp-ipcs are:

       -V, --version
              Display version information and exit.

       -?, --help
              Display the usage message and exit.

   Output formats
       -l, --limits
              Show resource limits.

       -u, --summary
              Show status summary.


       Environment variables with the prefix PCP_ are used to
       parameterize the file and directory names used by PCP.  On each
       installation, the file /etc/pcp.conf contains the local values
       for these variables.  The $PCP_CONF variable may be used to
       specify an alternative configuration file, as described in

       For environment variables affecting PCP tools, see

SEE ALSO         top

       PCPIntro(1), pcp(1), ipcmk(1), ipcrm(1), msgrcv(2), msgsnd(2),
       semget(2), semop(2), shmat(2), shmdt(2) and shmget(2).

COLOPHON         top

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