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    SubjectRe: Getting system info from the kernel


    On Sun, 5 Dec 1999, Steve Dodd wrote:

    > On Tue, Nov 16, 1999 at 12:38:18AM -0500, Alexander Viro wrote:
    >
    > > It would be reall nice if we had a generally accepted library with sane
    > > interface that could be used by everything. Then the changes would be much
    > > easier. Right now we have all sorts of spiffy little utilities (seriously
    > > resembling DOS BBS collections - bad symptom in itself), each of them
    > > doing its own thing in its own way. Yes, if they would directly use the
    > > kernel memory it would be even worse. But even in the current form it's a
    > > mess.
    >
    > Am I mad or is part of the problem that *everything* is in glibc?

    It's neither in glibc nor in any other common library. Which is
    the problem.


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