difference between output of "yum ps" and "needs-restarting"?

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Sat Mar 30 15:19:58 UTC 2013

Am 30.03.2013 16:16, schrieb Georg Wittig:
> OP here.
> Additionally, I just discovered strange behavior of the needs-restarting command,
> 1. After a "yum update" it usually reads lots of data from the net before outputting anything. I don't have any
> idea what it's reading, and from where and where it stores that data. Why isn't the info enough that "yum update" has?
> 2. Sometimes (in the sense of non-deterministically) needs-restarting reports processes I don't expect.
> Occasionally it even reports 10 to 20 processes immediately after rebooting (i.e. immediately after login and su)!
> At other times it reports a couple of processes that it didn't report before (no explicit or implicit "yum update"
> in the meantime), and a couple of minutes later it doesn't report them any longer.
> Just wondering...

i never see this output anything............

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