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SubjectRe: /proc/cpuinfo verbiage differ unnecessarily between ports...
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>>>>> "David" == david parsons <o.r.c@p.e.l.l.p.o.r.t.l.a.n.d.o.r.u.s> writes:

David> In article <linux.kernel.d3r9kjzjjl.fsf@lxp03.cern.ch>, Jes
David> Sorensen <Jes.Sorensen@cern.ch> wrote:
>> Since none of the info in /proc/cpuinfo should be of interest to
>> any tools

David> Why not? I'd say that the contents of /proc/cpuinfo would
David> be very interesting to tools, because it's what the operating
David> system thinks it's running on.

Why, it's a name of the CPU, MMU and FPU a bunch of version levels and
a list of bugs. In principle these are of no interest to user space
applications except for "my **** is bigger than your ****"
applications.
Now while we are at it, please fix your mail client to stop eating the
References: lines - it's very rude.

Jes

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