display ps command line parameters

Dave Korn dave.korn@artimi.com
Mon Apr 30 18:09:00 GMT 2007

On 30 April 2007 18:48, Matthew Woehlke wrote:

> um... and since Cygwin has this information, doesn't this mean that 'ps'
> is missing a feature that is standard to pretty much every other *nix
> implementation of 'ps'? (I don't have a POSIX standard handy

  Yes you do:  open browser, google "posix opengroup".  Vol.2, "Shell and
utilities", part 4: Utilities: takes us to


which is pretty lax about requirements:

" he args format specifier is allowed to produce a truncated version of the
command arguments. In some implementations, this information is no longer
available when the ps utility is executed. "

" The normative text is reworded to avoid use of the term "must" for
application requirements. "

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