More details about the tmux 2.0 regression

Achim Gratz Stromeko@NexGo.DE
Tue Jun 9 11:18:00 GMT 2015


Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin <at> cygwin.com> writes:
> That requires to update procps and cygwin packages at the same time.

I thought the raison d'être was that procps, by using the /proc interface,
would not be intertwined with the kernel anymore... I didn't suggest to move
it into another package, btw: the procps package should just be in the Base
group to ensure it is in all installs.

> It also replaces a ps using internal functionality with a ps which
> uses the /proc emulation layer, which *is* slower.

I can't think of a problem created by that fact (which doesn't mean that
none exist).

> What about patching Cygwin's ps to add the required functionality?
> SHTDI, of course...

Again, I just think procps is good enough for us as is, it is good enough
for Linux anyway.
:-)


Regards,
Achim.


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