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From Andrew Black <>
Subject Re: [patch] Child process stats in exec utility (unix)
Date Thu, 24 Aug 2006 20:23:14 GMT
Martin Sebor wrote:
> Andrew Black wrote:
> [...]
>> It appears to me that a partial rewrite is necessary to split the 
>> result display into its own subsystem.  This rewrite would accomplish 
>> a couple things.  First, it should allow the addition of new columns 
>> to the output in a simpler manner.  Second, it should allow for the 
>> output to be formatted for for targets other than plain text 
>> terminals.  Both of these changes would likely be considered 
>> beneficial, but will require a separate patch.
> Yes, I also think that will be necessary. Should I assume that
> you don't expect this patch to be committed and plan to post
> a more complete solution in its place? (One that also deals
> with the Windows side of things?)
> Martin

I think that would be an accurate enough analysis of the situation.  My 
(rough) plan is to create the display subsystem in one patch, then 
return to this task once that patch has been completed and use that new 
subsystem to display the additional statistics in a follow-up patch.

--Andrew Black

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