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SubjectRe: /proc & xml data
Joe <> writes:

> I remember hearing about various debates about the /proc structure. I
> was wondering if anyone had ever considered storing some of the data in
> xml format rather than its current format? Things like /proc/meminfo
> and cpuinfo may work good in this format as then it would be easy to
> write a generic xml parser that could then be used to parse any of the
> data. "MemTotal: %8lu kB\n"
> In the case of the meminfo it would be a matter of changing the lines in
> fs/proc/array.c function get_meminfo(char * buffer) from
> "MemTotal: %8lu kB\n"
> to something like
> "<memtotal>%8lu kB</memtotal>\n"

The general consensus is that if we have a major reorganization, in proc
the rule will be one value per file. And let directories do the grouping.

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