Subject: Re: lib/20915: ps won't work against dead current kernels, libkvm out of date
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From: David Laight <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 04/05/2003 20:01:45
> 	ps: _deadproc: no such symbol: Undefined error: 0
> nm /netbsd | grep deadproc says that it's now deadprocs, so I changed
> libkvm to look for that instead and then ps gave me output.

The name changed because the list type changed (to save space).

> I think that's probably very wrong, though (the change, not the output),
> so I changed it back and filed this pr.

I suspect (I'll look later) that there is no reason to be looking at
deadproc(s) - it is the (very transient) list of processes that are
waiting for the reaper.  They are also on the zombie list - so are not


David Laight: