cvs commit: src/etc rc.subr

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Fri Aug 18 14:14:00 UTC 2006

Yar Tikhiy <yar at> writes:
>   Log:
>   The ps(1) command is unfriendly to scripts by default because
>   it limits the width of its output to the value of $COLUMNS, or
>   what TIOCGWINSZ reports, or 79 columns.  We should specify -ww
>   to ps(1) so that it removes the limit and prints lines in full.
>   Otherwise very long command pathnames could be mishandled, e.g.,
>   by _find_processes().

or perhaps _find_processes() should use pgrep(1) instead of ps(1).

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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