procps-010801 package

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Aug 27 04:42:00 GMT 2002

On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 04:34:54PM +0100, Chris January wrote:
> I'm resubmitting this because AFAIK I've resolved all outstanding issues
> with the package and nothing's happened since then.
> ---
> .tar.bz2's and setup.hint can be found here:

It would be nice to send the full path to the files since that's
easier for uploading.

> setup.hint:
> sdesc: "Utilities for monitoring your system and processes on your system."
> ldesc: "The procps package contains a set of system utilities which provide
> system information.  Procps includes ps, free, sysctl, skill, snice,
> tload, top, uptime, vmstat, w, and watch.  The ps command displays
> a snapshot of running processes.  The top command provides a
> repetitive update of the statuses of running processes.  The free
> command displays the amounts of free and used memory on your system.
> Sysctl is a simple program for managing system configuration entries.
> The skill command sends a terminate command (or another
> specified signal) to a specified set of processes.  The snice
> command is used to change the scheduling priority of specified
> processes.  The tload command prints a graph of the current system
> load average to a specified tty.  The uptime command displays the
> current time, how long the system has been running, how many users
> are logged on and system load averages for the past one, five and
> fifteen minutes.  The w command displays a list of the users who
> are currently logged on and what they're running.  The watch program
> watches a running program.  The vmstat command displays virtual
> memory statistics about processes, memory, paging, block I/O, traps
> and CPU activity."
> skip:
> category: System
> requires: cygwin libncurses6

Ok, anybody looked into this and/or votes for inclusion?


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