free command not working with -s flag

Bug #1551731 reported by alireza kaftoosian on 2016-03-01
This bug affects 7 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
procps (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

when i enter this command :
free -s 3
or and numbers for seconds , it returns me :
free: seconds argument `3' failed
but i have only this bug in version 3.3.10 and in 3.3.9 it worls normally and refresh free in entered seconds

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: procps 2:3.3.10-4ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-8.23-generic 4.4.2
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-8-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Tue Mar 1 17:00:20 2016
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-01-24 (36 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Alpha amd64 (20160123)
SourcePackage: procps
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in procps (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in procps (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in procps-ng:
status: Unknown → Fix Released
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

This is fixed in Zesty and later.

 procps | 2:3.3.12-1ubuntu2 | zesty | source, amd64, arm64, armhf, i386, ppc64el, s390x
 procps | 2:3.3.12-1ubuntu2 | artful | source, amd64, arm64, armhf, i386, ppc64el, s390x
 procps | 2:3.3.12-1ubuntu2 | bionic | source, amd64, arm64, armhf, i386, ppc64el, s390x

Changed in procps (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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