Subject: Re: Current snapshot (15 May 95)
To: Charles M. Hannum <>
From: Dave Leonard <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/04/1995 13:07:55
>    I have a problem with the 'ps' command. It outputs some strange control
>    characters like "\M\@\M-^\M" under the 'COMMAND' column.
> That means you installed a new kernel or new ps(1) without updating
> the other one of the two.  The way argument strings are located in a
> process is different now.

Heh, yeah. I'm in a similar position, and can see bits of libc(?):

root        93  0.0  1.5   292  220 ??  Is   Wed08AM    0:05.58 \^A\b\M-~*$NetBSD: setmode.c,v 1.12 1995/03/23 19:51:13 jtc Exp $ (sendmail)

which i thought was amusing.

David Leonard                            BE(Comp)/BCompSc 5th year student
The University of Queensland