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From: Chuck Ebbert <>
To: linux-kernel <>
Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <>,
	Albert Cahalan <>
Subject: PID entries in /proc sorted by number, not start time in 2.6.19
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 17:27:37 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

Starting with kernel 2.6.19, the process directories in
/proc are sorted by number. They were sorted by process
start time in 2.6.18 and earlier. This makes the output
of procps come out in that order too, pissing off users
who are used to the old way.

To reproduce:
	1. Wrap your PID numbers.
	2. Do ls -fl /proc
	3. Look at output of ps command.

Compare 2.6.18 to 2.6.19.

See also:

             reply	other threads:[~2007-02-28 22:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-28 22:27 Chuck Ebbert [this message]
2007-02-28 23:39 ` Eric W. Biederman
2007-03-01  1:16   ` Albert Cahalan

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