Guidance on writing a top-like console

ntwrkd ntwrkd at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 23:38:59 CET 2009


Thanks. These are all great suggestions.

On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 2:35 PM, Tim Chase
<python.list at tim.thechases.com> wrote:
>> I am interested in writing an application that functions like a Unix
>> or Linux top in the way it displays data.
>> It should be command-line based but dynamically refreshing.
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> You might look at the sourcecode for "iotop"[1] which would make a good
> example (it's a "top"-like program written in Python, used for monitoring
> I/O transactions on a per-process basis)
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> -tkc
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> [1]
> http://guichaz.free.fr/iotop/
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