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Process Default Device, Directory?

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The Question is:

How can I get from DCL or from process A the default directory of another
 process B which was started with RUN/DETACHED?

The Answer is :

  There is no supported and documented means -- this information is
  maintained in process-private structures and there is no means to
  remotely query for it -- among non-cooperating processes.  (If the
  application is coded to be cooperative, you can then use any of the
  available interprocess communications mechanisms to ask it.)
  For related information on SYSUAF-derived defaults, please see the
  OpenVMS FAQ section "DCL11.  Use of RUN/DETACH, LOGINOUT, and logical

answer written or last revised on ( 5-SEP-2001 )

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