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Re: extraneous 'I' in ps output
- From: "Andrew M. Inggs" <aminggs at yahoo dot co dot uk>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 4 Feb 2003 15:56:22 -0000
- Subject: Re: extraneous 'I' in ps output
- References: <20030204154222.GA3915@aberdeen.fpcc.net>
"J.D. Laub" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Here's a simple test case that shows the behavior I'm seeing:
> $ dummy=`ps > /tmp/foo`
> $ cat /tmp/foo
> PID PPID PGID WINPID TTY UID STIME COMMAND
> I 1268 1 1268 1268 con 12917 07:42:04 /usr/bin/bash
> 1388 1268 1268 1388 con 12917 07:42:19 /usr/bin/bash
> 1408 1388 1408 1332 con 12917 07:42:20 /usr/bin/ps
> Anytime ps is called from command substitution, an 'I' gets
> prepended to the line for the top shell.
I see this too (cygwin-1.3.19-1).
> ps isn't in its own package, and I can't find docs on where to
> look to find out in which package it was delivered.
I can help you there, try <http://cygwin.com/packages/>. It
helps to narrow things down if you give a bit more than just
the filename, e.g., usr/bin/ps (note: no leading / though).
>From here you'll see ps is in the cygwin package.
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