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Fedora 12 Update: procps-3.2.8-3.fc12



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-11661
2009-11-18 13:32:18
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Name        : procps
Product     : Fedora 12
Version     : 3.2.8
Release     : 3.fc12
URL         : http://procps.sourceforge.net
Summary     : System and process monitoring utilities
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.

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Update Information:

the change is this: we don't trap the SIGABRT and SIGSEGV, so core file can be
generated when ps faults (better diagnostics this way)
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Nov 16 2009 Daniel Novotny <dnovotny redhat com> 3.2.8-3
- patch for enabling core file generation (we don't trap the signal anymore)
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update procps' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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