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System and Method for Displaying Very Long AIX Commands by Overriding POSIX Limitations

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000016475D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Jun-24
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-24

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Due to POSIX limitation (buffer capacity of 2Kbytes for displaying data on a screen), it is impossible with AIX standard commands to display the result of a "ps" command (standard AIX Process Status command), when the size of this result is greater than 2 Kbytes.