Subject: standards/11223: POSIX.2: ps -G not supported
To: None <>
From: Ben Harris <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 10/14/2000 09:36:09
>Number:         11223
>Category:       standards
>Synopsis:       POSIX.2: ps -G <grouplist> not supported
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    standards-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Oct 14 09:36:00 PDT 2000
>Originator:     Ben Harris
>Release:        2000-02-07
NetBSD cromarty 1.4X NetBSD 1.4X (CROMARTY) #9: Wed May  3 23:49:51 BST 2000
     bjh21@cromarty:/usr/src/sys/arch/macppc/compile/CROMARTY macppc

According to POSIX.2, ps should take a -G <grouplist> argument to allow
selection of processes by real group ID.  NetBSD's doesn't.

cromarty:~$ ps -G bjh21
ps: illegal option -- G
usage:  ps [-aChjKlmrSTuvwx] [-O|o fmt] [-p pid] [-t tty]
           [-M core] [-N system] [-W swap] [-U username]
        ps [-L]