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SubjectRe: [PATCH 10/16] DRBD: proc
On Sat, May 02, 2009 at 10:44:00AM -0500, James Bottomley wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-04-30 at 13:26 +0200, Philipp Reisner wrote:
> > The /proc/drbd interface.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Philipp Reisner <philipp.reisner@linbit.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Lars Ellenberg <lars.ellenberg@linbit.com>
>
> /proc is deprecated for device control and printing. I can see why you
> want this (because it looks very similar to /proc/mdstat) but might it
> not be better to convert it to a proper sysfs view with your own bus and
> one device per connection with the stats?

we consider that for a while, now.

fortunately we have a lot of users.

unfortunately that means we probably need to at least still provide it
for a while, maybe mark it deprecated, and make it a Kconfig setting,
because /proc/drbd is part of the API, sort of.

yes, I think we can do that.

Lars


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