Subject: Re: standards/17497: POSIX.1-2001: ps -A not supported
To: Ben Harris <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 07/07/2002 20:07:19
On Sun, Jul 07, 2002 at 11:02:02AM +0100, Ben Harris wrote:

> On Sun, 7 Jul 2002, Simon Burge wrote:
> > Err, SUSv3 lists a few options that we don't implement, and some that
> > cross over between SysV ps and BSD ps.
> That's why I said "POSIX".  The POSIX.1-2001 version of ps (i.e. IEEE
> 1003.1-2001 without the XSI option) should't have any conflicts with our
> one.  Unfortunately, because of the way the shading is done in
> 1003.1-2001, it's a bit hard to see, but the POSIX synopsis boils down to:
> ps [-aA] [-G grouplist] [-o format] [-p proclist] [-t termlist]
>    [-U userlist]

Ok, so we don't do -A and -G, and we don't support lists for -{p,t,U}.
That's not too bad...

Simon Burge                                   <>
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