Small change to 'ps'

Ulrich Spoerlein uspoerlein at
Wed Jan 7 13:06:44 UTC 2009

On Tue, 06.01.2009 at 11:52:39 -0800, Sheldon Givens wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> It occurs to me that FreeBSD ps lacks the ability to disable header. This
> seems like a really obvious feature, and I may have simply missed it's
> existence (despite my relentlessly searching the man page) but here is a
> small patch that sets the flag 'n' to disable header output.

You've missed it, probably because it is non-obvious:

% ps -p 1 -o pid,cpu
    1   0
% ps -p 1 -o pid= -o cpu=
    1   0

Ulrich Spoerlein
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool,
than to speak, and remove all doubt.

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