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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 <>
    > > Signed-off-by: Lars Ellenberg <>
    > /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.


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