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PATCH for a more-POSIX `ps', and related adventures
- Subject: PATCH for a more-POSIX `ps', and related adventures
- From: des at des.no (Dag-Erling Smørgrav)
- Date: Fri Mar 26 00:51:34 2004
Albert Cahalan <albert_(_at_)_users_(_dot_)_sf_(_dot_)_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 Sm?rgrav - des_(_at_)_des_(_dot_)_no