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 are. -dp -- Daniel Price - Solaris Kernel Engineering - [EMAIL PROTECTED] - blogs.sun.com/dp _______________________________________________ zones-discuss mailing list email@example.com