memscroller - scrolls a dump of its own RAM across the screen
] [-window] [-root]
[-mono] [-install] [-visual visual
] [-font font
] [-mono | -color] [-ram | -random | -filename file
program scrolls a dump of its own process memory across
the screen in three windows at three different rates.
accepts the following options:
- Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
- Draw on the root window.
- Install a private colormap for the window.
- -visual visual
- Specify which visual to use. Legal values are the name of a
visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific visual.
- Render each three bytes of memory as R, G, B. This is the
- Render each byte of memory in shades of green.
- Read from the process's address space. This is the
- Instead of reading from memory, generate random
- -filename file
- 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 display anything,
because it returns EOF without ever returning any data.)
- -delay microseconds
- How much of a delay should be introduced between steps of
the animation. Default 10000.
- Display the current frame rate and CPU load.
- 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 purpose 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 representations are made about the
suitability of this software for any purpose. It is provided "as is"
without express or implied warranty.
Jamie Zawinski <email@example.com>, 14-Aug-2004.