Title:

xps() - an X version of ps that updates it display periodically.

Usage:

xps(threads, class, attributes, interval=10)

Arguments:

thread:
See the same argument for ps().
class:
See the same argument for ps().
attributes:
See the same argument for ps().
interval:
the number of seconds between successive updates of the display. After interval seconds, ps is called again and the output redisplayed.

Side Effect:

The output is displayed in an X application. The textual output is in an HTML widget with links for the different threads. Operations can be invoked using these links such as cancelling, starting, etc. for different threads.

See Also:

ps
The UNIX command top

NOTE:

Graphical representations can be constructed which display dynamic histograms, pie charts, time series, etc. for different threads.

Examples:

      > xps(interval=60)
Display for xps()

Key Words:

User Level Thread Management

Last modified: Mon Feb 10 18:35:31 1997