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SubjectRe: Linux version 2.1.113
On Mon, 3 Aug 1998, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:

>
> Richard B. Johnson writes:
>
> > Info:
> > WCHAN is missing.
> ...
> > Do we have to upgrade 'ps' again, or is this a "feature" that
> > will be fixed?
>
> WCHAN is dead here too, in both procps-1.2.7 and procps-980802.
> You ought to upgrade anyway, because I need more cluefull people
> testing recent versions:
>
> http://www.cs.uml.edu/~acahalan/linux/procps-980802.tgz
>
> Anyway, it appears that the kernel always returns 0.
> The kernel code in fs/proc/array.c is full of arch-specific hacks.
> Fix it if you can, but I suspect the fix won't last.
>

I wonder if I should take the time to add a wchan member to the
tss struct as was done with the alpha. I'm sure somebody else
has already planned something along these lines. Guess I'll
wait ....

Cheers,
Dick Johnson
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