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    SubjectRe: /proc/[number] special entries
    Hi Matt,

    On Sun, 10 Oct 2004 15:31:24 +1000, Matthew Hindle
    <luminary@penguinmail.com> wrote:
    > I was wondering if anybody could help me with a hint or two...
    >
    > I'm trying to add a sub-directory to each /proc/[number] directory
    > (where [number] is a process id). I think that I need to get a
    > proc_dir_entry* so that I can call:
    >
    > proc_mkdir("mysubdir", (struct proc_dir_entry *) parent);
    >
    > However, I can't work out how to get a reference to the proc_dir_entry*
    > I need. I can find the other entries in the proc directory (such as bus,
    > cpuinfo. misc, net...) by doing something like this:
    >
    > struct proc_dir_entry * dp;
    > dp = &proc_root;
    > dp = dp->subdir;
    > while (dp != NULL) {
    > printk("er... found: %s\n",dp->name);
    > dp = dp->next;
    > }
    >
    > However, the only entries that don't show up are the [number] entries.
    > Assistance please!

    The PID entries in /proc are special cases: see proc_root_readdir().
    I'm guessing though that you'll want to take a look at the struct
    pid_entry stuff in fs/proc/base.c, it's all there.


    Cheers,
    Buddy

    > Please CC: any replies to <luminary@penguinmail.com>.
    >
    > Kind regards,
    > Matt Hindle.
    >
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