Subject: Re: new "top" almost ready to be released - netbsd problems.
To: None <>
From: Geoff Wing <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/15/1999 03:53:30
Simon Burge <> typed:
:There's a new version of "top" about to go out of beta.  The current
:beta (top-3.5beta9) has a new module called "netbsd132" which seems to
:be seriously broken.  I also suspect that the module should be called
:"netbsd13" as well.  It also doesn't seem to be -current compatible but
:given that things may change before a 1.4, this doesn't seem as much as
:a problem.
:The beta is available from:
:        /pub/top
:      /packages/top
:      /pub/packages/top
:          /pub/unix/top
:The files are:  top-3.5beta9.tar.Z, top-3.5beta9.tar.gz

We've got beta7 in our pkgs:
The only changes that seem to be necessary for a pkg beta9 build are:
 * change names in pkgsrc/sysutils/top/Makefile
 * change md5 checksum
 * rm patches/patch-ad
(and test on non-UVM systems)

You could probably submit the appropriate patches to them: patch-ab,
patch-ae and most of patch-aa (which is really bad and patches multiple
files for unrelated changes).  Hmm, looking at it a bit more, these
patches are a bit lacking.  The .desc files should have -DSTRERROR and
then we don't need parts of patch-aa which muck around with errno stuff.

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