top 3.1.5

James Iwanek chthon at chthon-uk.com
Wed Feb 19 14:26:25 PST 2003


Jochen Held wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 18, 2003 at 06:01:19PM +0000, James Iwanek wrote:
>> Jochen Held wrote:
>> 
>> > On Tue, Feb 18, 2003 at 05:29:56PM +0000, James Iwanek wrote:
>> >> Jochen Held wrote:
>> >> 
>> >> > Hi
>> >> > 
>> >> > Problem:
>> >> > Toggle on the wchan-column (pressing "f", "y" ," ") in top leads
>> >> > to strange behavior.  This means top don't read any input and
>> >> > let the screen glint.  After Ctrl-C the terminal needs a reset
>> >> > to work properly.
>> >> > 
>> >> > This seems to be a lfs-specific bug. I can't reproduce it on
>> >> > Debian 3.0 and RedHat 7.2 with a fresh compiled procps-3.1.6.
>> >> > But a static top compiled on Debian shows the same behavior on
>> > I'm inattentive. I have to write what I mean!
>> > But *this* static top ....
>> >> > my LFS.
>> >> > 
>> >> > System:
>> >> > + post LFS-4.0 cvs
>> >> > + kernel 2.4.20
>> >> > + gcc 3.2
>> >> > + libc 2.2.5
>> >> > + libncurses 5.3
>> >> > + proc-ps 3.1.5
>> >> > 
>> >> > Question:
>> >> > Can anybody reproduce this ?
>> >> > Any explanations ?? patches ???
>> >> > 
>> >> > Jochen
>> >> > 
>> >> 
>> >> i suggest you update to procps-3.1.6 ;-)
>> >> 
>> >> -----
>> >> Jay
>> >> --
>> > I did. But this makes no difference
>> > 
>> > Jochen
>> > 
>> 
>> you could always try an older version.....
>> 
>> google for procps-2.0.11: that might work
>> 
>> -----
>> Jay
> I downgrade to procps-2.0.7 (as in LFS 4.0).
> No more strange behavior.
> 
> But procps-2.x and procps-3.x are different projects
> and "Version 3 includes a rewritten top" as
> http://procps.sourceforge.net/ says.
> So I still believe there is a bug in top-3.1.x.
> 
> Jay thanks for the suggestions
> 
> Jochen

look for procps-2.0.11 - thats the latest version of procps2
-----
Jay 
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