Bug #8387

ps(1) should mention the -e behavior in more places

Added by Robert Mustacchi 2 months ago. Updated about 2 months ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:2017-06-13
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:Robert Mustacchi% Done:

100%

Category:manpage - manual pages
Target version:-
Difficulty:Medium Tags:

Description

The -e flag overrides a slew of options when running ps(1). While this is mentioned in the description for -e, it's not in all the other locations. The flags which are ignored should also mention this to make it easier for folks to realize this behavior.

History

#1 Updated by Robert Mustacchi 2 months ago

  • Subject changed from ps(1) should mention about the -e behavior in more places to ps(1) should mention the -e behavior in more places

#2 Updated by Robert Mustacchi 2 months ago

Also, the -e option list specifies -g twice, when the second -g should be -h.

#3 Updated by Electric Monk about 2 months ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed

git commit b51c78890d70a7955894b29cf2e174a6b98e53b2

commit  b51c78890d70a7955894b29cf2e174a6b98e53b2
Author: Robert Mustacchi <rm@joyent.com>
Date:   2017-06-29T15:52:59.000Z

    8387 ps(1) should mention the -e behavior in more places
    Reviewed by: Yuri Pankov <yuripv@gmx.com>
    Reviewed by: Toomas Soome <tsoome@me.com>
    Reviewed by: Dan McDonald <danmcd@joyent.com>
    Approved by: Richard Lowe <richlowe@richlowe.net>

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