Hi Celia, >Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 11:30:23 -0600 >From: Celia Chen <address@hidden> >Organization: UCAR/NCAR/RAP >To: Steve Emmerson <address@hidden> >Subject: Re: LDM 6.1.0 released The above message contained the following: > I have just started to upgrade the LDM on RAP's ldm hosts to 6.1.0 > and noticed that the "ldmadmin ps" doesn't exist anymore. Is there a > reason for removing that command option? I used it quite a lot in the > past. The problem is that the many versions of the ps(1) utility -- each taking different options and/or formatting their output differently -- make it too expensive (in terms of my time) to keep the "ldmadmin ps" command working correctly. Not only do different systems have different ps(1) utilities, but different ps(1)-s can exist on the same system. It was just too much effort for too meager a return. You can always use your version of the ps(1) utility directly. For example, the following works for some (but by no means all) LDM installations: ps -f -g `cat $HOME/ldmd.pid` You could even create an alias for this command. Be advised that version 6.1.0 has a known bug: the value of the $surf_size variable in the ldmadmin(1) script should NOT have a suffix (e.g., use "2000000" instead of "2M"). If you don't use the pqsurf(1) utility, then you may safely ignore this bug. > Thanks. > > Celia Regards, Steve Emmerson
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