Question about the ps command, missing option -o to format the output

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Wed Mar 26 16:14:00 GMT 2014


On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 12:18:28PM +0100, m0viefreak wrote:
>On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 10:59:04AM +0000, Holger Dietze wrote:
>>I have searched the man page and the Cygwin projects, but did not found
>>a way to get this working.
>
>Cygwin uses a custom ps program that can also handle windows processes
>but which does not support all those options.
>
>The version you are looking for is available from the procps package.
>The ps binary is also named "procps".
>
>That one won't handle windows processes, but since you only seem to
>care about cygwin processes in the script you are writing that should
>work just fine.

This is an informative, perfectly crafted response.  Thanks.

cgf

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