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SubjectRe: Getting system info from the kernel

On Tue, 16 Nov 1999, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Alexander Viro wrote:

>> It would be reall nice if we had a generally accepted library with sane
>> interface that could be used by everything. Then the changes would be much
>> easier. Right now we have all sorts of spiffy little utilities (seriously
>> resembling DOS BBS collections - bad symptom in itself), each of them
>> doing its own thing in its own way. Yes, if they would directly use the
>> kernel memory it would be even worse. But even in the current form it's a
>> mess.
> libgtop from the GNOME project

I am sorry to say that libgtop is no longer LGPL software.
It is also a lowest-common-denominator library AFAIK.

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