memscroller - scrolls a dump of its own RAM across the screen
memscroller [-display host:display.screen] [-window] [-root] [-mono]
[-install] [-visual visual] [-font font] [-delay int] [-mono | -color]
[-ram | -random | -filename file]
The memscroller program scrolls a dump of its own process memory across
the screen in three windows at three different rates.
memscroller accepts the following options:
-window Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
-root Draw on the root window.
Install a private colormap for the window.
Specify which visual to use. Legal values are the name of a
visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific
-color Render each three bytes of memory as R, G, B. This is the
-mono Render each byte of memory in shades of green.
-ram Read from the process’s address space. This is the default.
-random Instead of reading from memory, generate random numbers.
Instead of reading from memory, read from the given file until
EOF, then re-open it. If you have permission, /dev/mem is an
interesting choice here. (Note that /dev/null won’t ever dis-
play anything, because it returns EOF without ever returning
How much of a delay should be introduced between steps of the
animation. Default 100000, or about 1/10th second.
DISPLAY to get the default host and display number.
to get the name of a resource file that overrides the global
resources stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.
Copyright © 2004 by Jamie Zawinski. Permission to use, copy, modify,
distribute, and sell this software and its documentation for any pur-
pose is hereby granted without fee, provided that the above copyright
notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and
this permission notice appear in supporting documentation. No repre-
sentations are made about the suitability of this software for any pur-
pose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.
Jamie Zawinski <email@example.com>, 14-Aug-2004.
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