cvs commit: src/usr.bin/systat systat.1 src/usr.bin/vmstat vmstat.8 src/usr.sbin/iostat iostat.8

Brian Fundakowski Feldman green at
Thu May 26 19:45:50 PDT 2005

On Fri, May 27, 2005 at 03:22:53AM +0300, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On 2005-05-26 16:44, John-Mark Gurney <gurney_j at> wrote:
> > I though you hadn't included gstat, but upon looking at the diff, gstat
> > was included..  Though gstat doesn't link to iostat and friends..
> Should be fixed now.
> > Now the funny part, we have three of the four combinations of
> > usr.s?bin and section 1/8 for these utils...  should we look at moving
> > these all to usr.sbin and section 8?
> gstat can only be run as root, so it does make sense to keep it in
> src/usr.sbin
> The rest run fine as non-superuser.  It's probably ok to repo-move them
> to usr.bin, but I'll let someone more experienced decide about that.

Why is gstat root-only, anyway?  Is the information it gives supposed to
be much more sensitive than that which iostat does?  I would prefer being
able to run it not as root...

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