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

vixsomnis vixsomnis at fastmail.com
Wed Nov 19 14:04:11 UTC 2014

It's a bit like trying to make cat more high tech, I think. It misses the point.

On November 19, 2014 8:59:10 AM EST, Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com> wrote:
>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
>> > 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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