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Re: Where can I get the source code of top?

On Sun, 2008-04-06 at 19:37 +0800, Kun Niu wrote:
> Dear all,
> I'm trying to write a utility for system monitor.
> My netbsd version is 3.1.
> It needs to gather information about the system cpu usage data like

Looking at how top(8) does it is going to get ugly -- fast.

What you want is SNMP.  Check out Net-SNMP in pkgsrc in net/net-snmp/

SNMP abstracts all of those OS/Kernel-specific data structures into MIB
data, then makes millionaires out of people who can tolerate it.


> cpu load in user mode, system mode, idle task and so on.
> On linux, I have the file "/proc/stat".
> But I don't have it on netbsd.
> However, I find that top can get the information I want.
> So which file should I rely on on netbsd?
> Or where can I get the source code of top for netbsd?
> Thanks in advance for any hint.
> Kun

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