Bug 976199 - top show error message top: write error
Summary: top show error message top: write error
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: procps-ng
Version: 19
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jaromír Cápík
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-06-20 06:19 UTC by Vasiliy Glazov
Modified: 2016-02-01 01:58 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: procps-ng-3.3.7-6.fc19
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-07-04 00:58:09 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Vasiliy Glazov 2013-06-20 06:19:04 UTC
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 06:23:41 UTC
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 15:30:17 UTC
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 16:54:32 UTC
procps-ng-3.3.7-6.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.

Comment 4 Vasiliy Glazov 2013-06-27 05:24:31 UTC
Thank you very much, everything works.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2013-06-27 15:45:51 UTC
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 2013-07-04 00:58:09 UTC
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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