Debian Bug report logs - #129334
procps: Pass color sequences through watch

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Package: procps; Maintainer for procps is Craig Small <>; Source for procps is src:procps.

Reported by: Anthony DeRobertis <>

Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2002 09:03:04 UTC

Severity: wishlist

Found in versions 1:2.0.7-8, 1:3.2.5-1

Fixed in version procps/1:3.2.8-8

Done: Craig Small <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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From: Anthony DeRobertis <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: procps: Pass color sequences through watch
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2002 03:53:15 -0500
Package: procps
Version: 1:2.0.7-8
Severity: wishlist

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I'd like to be able to do, e.g.:

	watch ls -l --color

and have the color come through, instead of seing things like [00m.

- -- System Information
Debian Release: 3.0
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux bohr 2.4.16 #2 SMP Wed Nov 28 05:25:00 EST 2001 i686
Locale: LANG=en_US, LC_CTYPE=en_US

Versions of packages procps depends on:
ii  libc6                     2.2.4-7        GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libncurses5               5.2.20010318-3 Shared libraries for terminal hand

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Bug marked as found in version 1:3.2.5-1. Request was from (Craig Small) to Full text and rfc822 format available.

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Message #14 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Craig Small <>
Subject: Bug#129334: fixed in procps 1:3.2.8-8
Date: Mon, 01 Mar 2010 06:17:11 +0000
Source: procps
Source-Version: 1:3.2.8-8

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
procps, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to main/p/procps/libproc-dev_3.2.8-8_amd64.deb
  to main/p/procps/procps_3.2.8-8.debian.tar.gz
  to main/p/procps/procps_3.2.8-8.dsc
  to main/p/procps/procps_3.2.8-8_amd64.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Craig Small <> (supplier of updated procps package)

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Format: 1.8
Date: Mon, 01 Mar 2010 12:37:06 +1100
Source: procps
Binary: procps libproc-dev
Architecture: source amd64
Version: 1:3.2.8-8
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Craig Small <>
Changed-By: Craig Small <>
 libproc-dev - library for accessing process information from /proc
 procps     - /proc file system utilities
Closes: 129334 434221 507788 571281 571790
 procps (1:3.2.8-8) unstable; urgency=low
   * Work-around for kfreebsd HZ problem Bug #460331
   * Added comments about ipv6 keys to README Closes: #507788
     ipv6 is compiled in by default so this impacts custom kernels only
   * Added note the ipv4/tcp* keys effect ipv6 too Closes: #571281
   * watch interprets ANSI color Closes: #129334
   * Fixed off by one for top -u username Closes: #571790
   * Document maj_flt and min_flt in ps.1 Closes: #434221
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