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procps - System and process monitoring utilities

Website: http://procps.sourceforge.net
License: GPLv2+ and LGPLv2+
Vendor: Scientific Linux CERN, http://cern.ch/linux
Description:
The procps package contains a set of system utilities that provide
system information. Procps includes ps, free, skill, pkill, pgrep,
snice, tload, top, uptime, vmstat, w, watch and pdwx. The ps command
displays a snapshot of running processes. The top command provides
a repetitive update of the statuses of running processes. The free
command displays the amounts of free and used memory on your
system. The skill command sends a terminate command (or another
specified signal) to a specified set of processes. The snice
command is used to change the scheduling priority of specified
processes. The tload command prints a graph of the current system
load average to a specified tty. The uptime command displays the
current time, how long the system has been running, how many users
are logged on, and system load averages for the past one, five,
and fifteen minutes. The w command displays a list of the users
who are currently logged on and what they are running. The watch
program watches a running program. The vmstat command displays
virtual memory statistics about processes, memory, paging, block
I/O, traps, and CPU activity. The pwdx command reports the current
working directory of a process or processes.

Packages

procps-3.2.8-45.el6_9.3.i686 [217 KiB] Changelog by Kamil Dudka (2018-05-25):
- drop leftover assignment in fix for CVE-2018-1124 causing a severe regression
- Resolves: CVE-2018-1124
procps-3.2.8-45.el6_9.1.i686 [217 KiB] Changelog by Jan Rybar (2017-06-13):
- ps: STIME no longer 1970 if many cores in /proc/stat
- Resolves: rhbz#1460176
procps-3.2.8-45.el6.i686 [217 KiB] Changelog by Jan Rybar (2016-12-19):
- slabtop: additional work on usage computation to work on 32bit archs
- Related: rhbz#1330008
procps-3.2.8-36.el6.i686 [215 KiB] Changelog by Jaromir Capik (2015-12-16):
- #1201024 - [RFE] Increase sysctl -p line size limit
- #1246573 - typo in ps man page
- #1251101 - Fixing human readable patch (removing trailing spaces)
- #1284076 - [RFE] Support for thread cgroups
- #1288208 - use of /proc/self/auxv breaks ps when running as a different euid
- #1288497 - pmap - no sums computed for RSS and Dirty column
- Resolves: #1201024 #1246573 #1251101 #1284076 #1288208 #1288497
procps-3.2.8-35.el6_7.i686 [215 KiB] Changelog by Jaromir Capik (2015-11-03):
- #1262870 - Correctly skip vmflags (and other keys starting with A-Z)
- Resolves: #1262870
procps-3.2.8-34.el6_7.i686 [215 KiB] Changelog by Jaromir Capik (2015-09-14):
- #1246379 - free: values truncated to the column width
- Resolves: #1246379
procps-3.2.8-33.el6.i686 [214 KiB] Changelog by Jaromir Capik (2015-03-04):
- #1120580 - [RFE] Have sysctl -p read info from /etc/sysctl.d
- Related: rhbz#1120580
procps-3.2.8-30.el6.i686 [211 KiB] Changelog by Jaromir Capik (2014-07-16):
- #977467 - [RFE] Have sysctl -p read info from /etc/sysctl.d
- Resolves: rhbz#977467
procps-3.2.8-25.el6.i686 [209 KiB] Changelog by Jaromir Capik (2012-11-13):
- #875077 - vmstat crashing on s390x
- Resolves: rhbz#851664
procps-3.2.8-23.el6.i686 [209 KiB] Changelog by Jaromir Capik (2012-04-04):
- fix for #757734 - top: Sorting by memory usage is not documented
- additionally introduces other missing switches in the top man-page
- Resolves: rhbz#746997
procps-3.2.8-21.el6.i686 [208 KiB] Changelog by Jaromir Capik (2011-09-15):
- fix #736023 - Common realloc mistake: 'screen' nulled but not freed upon failure
- Resolves: rhbz#736023
procps-3.2.8-17.el6.i686 [207 KiB] Changelog by Jan Görig (2011-03-17):
- fixed bugs in procps-3.2.7-ps-cgroup.patch and procps-3.2.8-pmap-smaps.patch
- fixed memory leaks in vmstat
- Resolves: rhbz#684031

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