Subject: Re: This is great.
To: maximum entropy <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/25/2000 13:22:27
maximum entropy wrote:

> Seconded.  The /proc fallback changes to ps(1) have saved me a lot of
> grief on at least 2 occasions so far.  I love it.  Thanks for doing
> this.

Just to clarify this a little - the latest changes to ps (and top and
something else that doesn't come to mind) _don't_ use /proc, although
the /proc fallback is still there.  The changes were so that the data
returned by the kernel doesn't change size as the kernel structures get
updated over time.  For more info, look at "struct kinfo_proc2" in