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    SubjectRe: PROPOSAL: dot-proc interface [was: /proc stuff]
    On Monday 05 November 2001 23:59, Erik Andersen wrote:
    > Come now, it really isn't that difficult:
    > if (sscanf(line, "%4u %4u %llu %s", &major, &minor, &size, name) == 4)
    > {
    > add_partition(name, size, major, minor);
    > }

    But how can the user know this without looking into the kernel? Compare it to
    /proc/mounts. Proc mounts escapes spaces and other special characters in
    strings with an octal encoding (so spaces are replaced by '\040').

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