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Enhance top(1) to filter on multiple usernames
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Authored by gahr on Aug 3 2017, 11:32 AM.

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Summary

Currently, top(1) interactive mode features a 'u' command to filter the view so
that only processes owned by a given username are displayed.

This changeset enhances the filtering to support the two additional formats
"+username" and "-username". This allows to display processes owned by a set of
usernames. Additionally to resetting the default (pass-all) filter with a
single "+", this changeset allows for the same behaviour with a single "-".

The maxium allowed number of usernames is currently hard-coded to 8 with a
macro. I am open to i) change the number or ii) make it dynamic at runtime, if
any is desired.

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Event Timeline

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Aug 3 2017, 11:35 AM
gahr edited edge metadata.

Fix style(9) in usr.bin/top/machine.c

This revision now requires review to proceed.Aug 3 2017, 11:46 AM
This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Aug 3 2017, 11:52 AM
This revision was automatically updated to reflect the committed changes.