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SubjectRe: [patch 1/4] fs, proc: Introduce /proc/<pid>/task/<tid>/children entry v8
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Cyrill Gorcunov <gorcunov@gmail.com> writes:

> On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 04:07:09PM +0900, KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki wrote:
>> >
>> > Hmm. But userspace app will get eof, so frankly I don't see
>> > a problem here. Or maybe I miss something?
>> >
>>
>> Userspace need to take care of whether there may be"\n" or not even
>> if read() returns EOF.
>> As an interface, it's BUG to say "\n" will be there if you're lucky!"
>> (*) I know script language can handle this but we shouldn't assume that.
>>
>> How about just remove "\n" at EOF ? I think it's unnecessary.
>>
>
> Sure thing, it's not a problem to remove it completely.

Foolish question. Is there any reason why this is a file instead
of being the obvious directory full of symlinks?

Eric


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