Bug 976199 - top show error message top: write error
top show error message top: write error
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: procps-ng (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jaromír Cápík
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-06-20 02:19 EDT by Vasiliy Glazov
Modified: 2016-01-31 20:58 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: procps-ng-3.3.7-6.fc19
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Last Closed: 2013-07-03 20:58:09 EDT
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Description Vasiliy Glazov 2013-06-20 02:19:04 EDT
Description of problem:
Simple command string
top -b -n 1 | grep top -m 1
show error message
top - 10:13:28 up 19:58, 10 users,  load average: 1,07, 0,91, 0,80
top: write error

It present in Fedora 19. In Fedora 18 this message is absent.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. top -b -n 1 | grep top -m 1

Actual results:
top - 10:13:28 up 19:58, 10 users,  load average: 1,07, 0,91, 0,80
top: write error

Expected results:
top - 10:13:28 up 19:58, 10 users,  load average: 1,07, 0,91, 0,80

Additional info:
It can be solwed with top -b -n 1 top: 2>/dev/null | grep top -m 1
but this is not right.
Comment 1 Vasiliy Glazov 2013-06-20 02:23:41 EDT
Correction to additional info:
Can be solved with top -b -n 1 2>&1 | grep top -m 1
Comment 2 Jaromír Cápík 2013-06-26 11:30:17 EDT
Hello Vasiliy.

Jim Warner (author of the 'top' tool) has noticed your report and released a patch for the issue. I'm going to test the fix and if there's no problem, then I'll apply the patch locally and rebuild the package.

Thanks for the report.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2013-06-26 12:54:32 EDT
procps-ng-3.3.7-6.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.
Comment 4 Vasiliy Glazov 2013-06-27 01:24:31 EDT
Thank you very much, everything works.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2013-06-27 11:45:51 EDT
Package procps-ng-3.3.7-6.fc19:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 19 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing procps-ng-3.3.7-6.fc19'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2013-07-03 20:58:09 EDT
procps-ng-3.3.7-6.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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