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From: "Albert Cahalan" <>
To: "Eric W. Biederman" <>
Cc: "Chuck Ebbert" <>,
	linux-kernel <>
Subject: Re: PID entries in /proc sorted by number, not start time in 2.6.19
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 20:16:24 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 2/28/07, Eric W. Biederman <> wrote:
> Chuck Ebbert <> writes:
> > 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.

ps --sort=start_time

I've always just assumed the order to be random.

      reply	other threads:[~2007-03-01  1:16 UTC|newest]

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

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