ANN: psutil 5.4.6 released

Giampaolo Rodola' g.rodola at
Thu Jun 7 11:40:51 EDT 2018

Hello all,
I'm glad to announce the release of psutil 5.4.6:


psutil (process and system utilities) is a cross-platform library for
retrieving information on running processes and system utilization (CPU,
memory, disks, network) in Python. It is useful mainly for system
monitoring, profiling and limiting process resources and management of
running processes. It implements many functionalities offered by command
line tools such as: ps, top, lsof, netstat, ifconfig, who, df, kill, free,
nice, ionice, iostat, iotop, uptime, pidof, tty, taskset, pmap. It
currently supports Linux, Windows, OSX, Sun Solaris, FreeBSD, OpenBSD,
NetBSD and AIX, both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures, with Python versions
from 2.6 to 3.6. PyPy is also known to work.

What's new


**Bug fixes**

- #1258: [Windows] Process.username() may cause a segfault (Python
  crash).  (patch by Jean-Luc Migot)
- #1273: net_if_addr() namedtuple's name has been renamed from "snic" to
- #1274: [Linux] there was a small chance Process.children() may swallow
  AccessDenied exceptions.


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