[issue1484] Remove WCPU column in top(1)

Matthew Dillon dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Thu Sep 3 08:32:20 PDT 2009

    I'd scrap it... but I noticed something when doing parallel pkgsrc
    bulk builds.  top has a hard time reporting the activity because the
    programs are so short-lived.

    I wonder if we could replace the column with something which reports
    cpu time accumulated by the parent from its children.  That way when
    we have these deep bmake topologies which run tens of thousands of
    short-lived programs top would still be able to report the parent
    processes which have accumulated the cpu from their children.


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