iostat, vmstat and other kvm(4) users

Matthew Dillon dillon at
Fri Nov 19 12:20:59 PST 2004

:On Thu, Nov 18, 2004 at 01:11:52PM -0800, Matthew Dillon wrote:
:>     dmesg must work.  ps must work.  Maybe a few others.  But not iostat.
:Would it be OK to have two versions of this programs? dmesg might not
:be critical, but esp. ps is currently heavenly depending on the layout
:of struct proc. Because it is also statically linked, there's no easy
:way to support changing struct proc [the kernel version].

    Ick.  Not two whole separate programs.  Why not just have both 
    capabilities in one program based on whether -N/-M are specified or
    not ?

					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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