Subject: Re: better w(1)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Darren Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 06/22/1999 01:23:47
In some email I received from Jason Thorpe, sie wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Jun 1999 17:06:27 +1000 (EST)
> Darren Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Ummm, I used uses sysctl() to get process information rather than
> > kvm_getprocs() (which I suspect uses sysctl() or at least could).
> Hm, I guess I missed that.
> Anyhow, you should use kvm_getprocs() so that it works on crash dumps.
> (kvm_getprocs() uses sysctl on live kernels.)
While I think of it, on a semi-related note, how close is ps(1) to being
not-setgid with both procfs & sysctl's?