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Re: CVS commit: src/external/bsd/top/dist

On 2 June 2018 at 18:51, Christos Zoulas <> wrote:
> In article <>,
> Eitan Adler <> wrote:
>>Module Name:   src
>>Committed By:  eadler
>>Date:          Sat Jun  2 22:30:20 UTC 2018
>>Modified Files:
>>       src/external/bsd/top/dist: top.c
>>Log Message:
>>top(1): chdir to / at init
>>This allows us to unmount whatever directory we happen to be in when we
>>started top(1).
> Cuts both ways; next time I hit ^\ to make it core-dump and it does
> not work because it chdir'ed to slash... I will then have to edit
> the source to fix this. In general programs should not do unexpected
> things; you can alias top to 'cd / && /usr/bin/top' in your own
> environment. Please don't impose this to everyone. We all strive for
> less complexity and magic.

I don't mind reverting this: it came out of a discussion on IRC. That
said, perhaps "cd /tmp" would resolve both issues?

Eitan Adler

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