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SubjectRe: [PATCH] sysctl: Deprecate sys_sysctl in a user space visible fashion.
On Sun, Sep 02, 2007 at 09:00:10PM +0100, Al Viro wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 02, 2007 at 01:56:33PM -0600, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> > - I think all that is left is superblock handling and some backward
> > compatibility magic. (Using the follow_link trick to automatically
> > mount /proc/sys)
> NAK. Let's explicitly mount this stuff in init scripts; it won't break
> on older kernels and there's no excuse for that kind of kludges in the
> kernel.

That would probably break near all init scripts out there.

Can't the file system not just be mounted with /proc together?

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