On Fri 28 Sep 2007 at 09:37PM, Peter Tribble wrote:
> On 9/27/07, Hugh McIntyre <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Mike Gerdts wrote:
> > > How about a variant of:
> > >
> > > ps -o zone,user,pid,args -u fred
> Well, yes, but having to do so is just daft. The user shouldn't
> have to explicitly specify a format just to stop the default
> command giving garbage out put, nor should it be necessary
> to think about whether this might be a problem and switch
> to a different ps invocation if there are zones with more than 8
> character in their name.
> > Indeed my copy of the man page says to use "ps -o" if you want longer
> > zone names.
> Which was the result of one of the bug reports I mentioned
> initially. If you're going to have to do that, why have the -Z
> flag at all?

I'm not sure why this was done this way.  I'll go see if I can track
down someone who might know the rationale.

That said, it seems silly to me too.  I'd be happy to work with you
/sponsor for you a fix if we can understand what exactly the constraints


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