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    SubjectRe: proc file system
    > On Sat, Oct 06, 2001 at 12:02:18AM +0200, wrote:
    > > i've written a prog interface for my logger utility to make it easy
    > > to transport my logging information from kernel to userspace using
    > > shell commands. now i want to use tail -f /prog/<mylogfile>. what
    > > do i have to do for that to work. when using tail my loginfo gets
    > > read form my ringbuffer, but nothing gets printed in the terminal.
    > I think you actually want a character device instead of a /proc file.

    Could you please explain why? I can't see the advantage (read and write
    are fileops; you can have them exactly the same for proc file and device).

    - Jan Hudec `Bulb' <>
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