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SubjectRe: rationale behind /proc filesystem? (wuz Re: 2.0, loggings....)
On Tue, 11 Jun 1996, Bryn Paul Arnold Jones wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Jun 1996, Hasdi R Hashim wrote:
> > Why not add a syscall? Can somebody explain this me? :}
> >
>
> Hmm, well as far as I rember, we stole the idea from AT&T^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H
> saw it in some AT&T Unix, and 'borrowed' the idea ;)


Actually this comes from Plan9, a new designed OS from the AT&T labs
with some of the same people working in the background working, that
already "invented" the original AT&T Unix.

It is a beast you have to get used to. Some people love it, others
hate it for the strangest reasons.

Mike

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