Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 55980
ps option to suppress threads
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:38:11 EDT
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Description of problem:
We need an option to ps to suppress the display of threads. The manpage
suggests a -m option to show threads (suggesting an obvious -M to suppress
them?) but the version shipped with Red Hat Linux responds "ps: error:
Thread display not implemented".
This is coming up in a number of contexts and so is a relatively high priority.
This should be tied to the work that is already being done to have the
kernel export some information on threads (tgid) which should already be
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Actual Results: ps: error: Thread display not implemented.
Fixed in 2.0.7-18
The "fix" leaves no way to display the complete list of pids (even if they are
just threads). There should be an option to have the old behavior. -m doesn't
On what system does -m not work?
It does work for me on e.g. RH 8.0.
Mass reassign to the new owner