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Bug 234

Summary: top does not work in emacs
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Karl Berry <karl>
Component: procpsAssignee: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Description Karl Berry 1998-11-30 11:35:49 UTC
Linux top, unlike the standard top from NWU, does not work
in an emacs shell buffer.  It actually wants a
cursor-addressable screen, as far as I can tell anyway.  I
often wish to just check quickly what the top processes are,
once, with no refresh, while in Emacs.

Comment 1 David Lawrence 1998-11-30 20:46:59 UTC
The displaying of top will not work correctly within Emacs. You will
need to use ps or other alternative.