Subject: Re: better w(1)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Darren Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 06/21/1999 17:06:27
In some email I received from Jason Thorpe, sie wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Jun 1999 11:23:07 +1000
> matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > i installed this a few weeks ago and it's great. it looks exactly
> > like our w(1) except that it ignores utmp and uses the process list
> > to find out who is doing what on which tty! most excellent.
> ....how about using kvm_getprocs() instead, rather than groveling
> the proclist manually?
Ummm, I used uses sysctl() to get process information rather than
kvm_getprocs() (which I suspect uses sysctl() or at least could).
There are still some other things, however, hanging off kinfo_proc
that it needs and which it doesn't get through either interface.