Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2022 16:44:49 -0800 From: "Lyndon Nerenberg (VE7TFX/VE6BBM)" <lyndon@...hanc.ca> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com cc: Alejandro Colomar <alx.manpages@...il.com>, Michael Kerrisk <mtk.manpages@...il.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-man@...r.kernel.org Subject: Re: [patch] proc.5: tell how to parse /proc/*/stat correctly Dominique Martinet writes: > But, really, I just don't see how this can practically be said to be parsable... In its current form it never will be. The solution is to place this variable-length field last. Then you can "cut -d ' ' -f 51-" to get the command+args part (assuming I counted all those fields correctly ...) Of course, this breaks backwards compatability. --lyndon
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