Subject: Re: gqmpeg package and kvm
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/29/2001 22:31:01
David Brownlee <> writes:
> 	I've bneen looking at adding correct NetBSD support for displaying
> 	the cpu usage to gqmpeg, plus updating to 0.9.0.
> 	Currently it pokes around in /proc to get the cpu usage for the
> 	mpg123 subprocess.
> 	Can anyone suggest the correct way to get a script
> 	to pull in -lkvm on NetBSD only?


Use sysctl.

We're trying to get rid of kvm grovelers when we can. They cause
serious security issues.

Perry E. Metzger
NetBSD Development, Support & CDs.