Re: procps 2.x vs. procps 3.x

From: Brandon Low (
Date: Fri Dec 13 2002 - 17:10:49 EST

> If nobody else knows about it, it's not too likely to get fixed.
> Send bug reports to please.
Sorry about that, sent bug report and link to our bug track on it.

> Before you do: "certain characters" will need some explaining.
> (position? value? completely gone or turned into a space?)

In the bug report.
> > but the 3.x series is much prettier and
> > feature rich than the 2.x series. On the other hand, 2.x is
> > consistently more up to date with kernel changes since RML and Riel
> > maintain it and are intimately familiar with current kernel
> > development.
> I just got the last bit, /proc/*/wchan usage on 2.5.xx kernels.
> Oddly, I'm ahead right now. I have a vmstat that uses a fast O(1)
> algorithm on 2.5.xx kernels and reports the IO-wait time. I also
> have a sysctl that handles the 2.5.xx VLAN interfaces.

Amazing work, thanks! I hope to get your procps into Gentoo Stable RSN :)

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