PATCH for a more-POSIX `ps', and related adventures
des at des.no
Fri Mar 26 00:43:30 PST 2004
Albert Cahalan <albert at users.sf.net> writes:
> On Thu, 2004-03-25 at 14:17, Jilles Tjoelker wrote:
> > I think that has been a historical mistake in the POSIX standardization.
> > tar/cpio were not standardized, instead a new utility "pax" was
> > invented. This should have been done with ps too [...]
> I would agree, except that nobody uses pax. :-)
NetBSD and OpenBSD use pax exclusively; their tar and cpio are
symlinks to /bin/pax.
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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