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SubjectRe: proc_generic - cool new stuff

On 10-Nov-96 root@fomalhout.lunix.org wrote:
>what is to stop someone from finding the biggest cached /proc entry
>(maybe there is even one you can cause to be big), open that one as many
>times as he is allowed to open a file and not close it ?
>Depending on how big the /proc entry is, he might drive the kernel out of
>memory.

That definitely is a concern. Caching was a bad idea for this very
reason. My latest code removes all caching. I hope to have it ready
soon.

Rob
(rriggs@tesser.com)



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