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SubjectRe: proc file system
> On Sat, Oct 06, 2001 at 12:02:18AM +0200, llx@swissonline.ch 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).

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