dialog run away processes

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Thu Dec 11 14:42:14 PST 2008

On Thu, 11 Dec 2008 14:35:43 -0800, Noah <admin2 at enabled.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
> sometimes I find there one or two processes with the command name of 
> 'dialog' tacking the cpu on my freebsd machines.  any clues what creates 
> this situation and how I can circumvent the problem?  It appears to 
> happen around the time I run portmanager to update all the system ports.
> I am running 6.2-RELEASE-p11

Idea: The dialog utility is used to create a menu driven
configuration dialog for ports where options for the
compilation process can be selected. Maybe such dialogs
are started during the updating process controlled by
portmanager? Check if some kind of "batch job" can 
explicitely be ordered for the portmanager update run.

>From Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...

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