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    SubjectRe: Choice of "XT PIC" in /proc/interrupts

    > I've kind of wondered this ever since the new format went into
    > the kernel. Wouldn't the interrupts above 8 be considered AT
    > interrupts? The 0 thru 8 were on the XT and then they kludged
    > in another PIC that was cascaded from 2 to 9.


    > Maybe just a simple "Standard PIC" on UP boxes and "APIC" for
    > SMP boxes would be appropriate.
    > Seeing "XT PIC" on makes it sound like my system is ooooooold. :)

    The "file" is not very parsable with the space in some entries.


    XT-PIC (note the '-' character)

    In general:

    1. avoid headers
    2. add lines to the end
    3. add columns to the right -- but only if you must
    4. avoid whitespace inside entries
    5. escape anything from users
    6. avoid dumb changes, like "SigCgt" to "SigCat" in /proc/$$/status
    7. [anyone else have suggestions?]

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