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Re: pgmonitor on solaris

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Roberto João Lopes Garcia <roberto(at)mha(dot)com(dot)br>, pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgmonitor on solaris
Date: 2001-03-25 21:36:06
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You don't mention the version of pgmonitor, but 0.27 is the most recent.
I just made a few awk fixes.  Maybe that will fix it.

Strange it is mentining an 'awk' error here.  My guess is that it
doesn't like some of the 'awk' commands I have used.  Does anyone see
some non-portable awk stuff in there?  Can you run the command manually
to find the part of the awk it is failing with?

The main web site for pgmonitor is:

You can download the most recent version from

Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
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> Roberto Jo?o Lopes Garcia writes:
> > Is there a pgmonitor version for Solaris?? It dies with:
> >
> > Can't run 'ps': awk: syntax error near line 3
> > awk: illegal statement near line 3
> > awk: illegal statement near line 4
> > Please send in a patch.
> >
> > I tried to fix it whith:
> >
> > 1 - correct the path to ps.
> > 2 - convert Linux ps args to Solaris 2.5.1 ps args.
> >
> > Step 2 did not work, I could not find equivalents to x,w args and I do not
> > know if it is the only think that must be fixed.
> The x and w options for ps are BSD-style (not Linux).  On Solaris you'll
> find a BSD-style ps under /usr/ucb/.  With the SysV-style ps at
> /usr/bin/ps the -e option is the closest thing to it, but it probably
> won't work with pgmonitor.
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