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Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2012 20:42:49 +0200
From: Daniel Cegiełka <>
Subject: Re: procps-3.2.8

2012/6/22 Solar Designer <>:
> Hi Daniel,
> On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 06:46:51PM +0200, Daniel Cegie?ka wrote:
>> I try to prepare an update owl patches to procps-3.2.8.
> This sounds good.  What's your reason/motivation to pick up this
> specific task now?  Like, are you using Owl and ran into some specific
> issue with our older procps that you want to address with this update?
> (I think your answer may help me prioritize this task.)

I am using as much as I can owl's userland... but with new kernels.
Nothing serious.. I really like your approach to problems :)


> I notice that ALT Linux already uses 3.2.8, so this may be our primary
> source of patches:
> They use a git tree instead of individual patches now, yet we should
> import from there, I think.  Please note that our update to 3.2.5 (some
> years ago) was made by Dmitry V. Levin, who is also the maintainer of
> ALT's procps package - so the changes ought to be similar and
> compatible. ;-)
> Thanks,
> Alexander

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