[arch-general] New version of "top"?

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Wed Nov 19 13:59:10 UTC 2014

On Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:51:11 +0100
Karol Blazewicz <karol.blazewicz at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 2:39 PM, Ralf Mardorf
> <ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com> wrote:
> > I installed procps-ng-classic, but this alone didn't bring back the
> > old useful top, I needed to remove ~/.toprc too and now the
> > resource hungriest process is shown again.
> >
> > What exactly is the new style good for, if it can happen, that the
> > resource hungriest process isn't listed, while absolutely irrelevant
> > processes are listed?
> >
> > IMO Arch Linux shouldn't follow upstream, if upstream decide to do
> > something that idiotic for a much used command line tool.
> I followed procps-ng-sucks suggestions and my procps-ng top works for
> me - shows the resource hogs just fine. You can use htop if you want.

I'm aware about htop and atop, I used them sometimes in the past, but
top is a basic tool and shouldn't be changed in such an absurd way.

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