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SubjectRe: What /proc should contain [was: /proc/driver/microcode]
On Thu, 24 Feb 2000, Andrzej Krzysztofowicz wrote:
>I think that better resolution for availability of /proc information would
>be a good thing.

Several have been suggested, but Linus hasn't liked any of them.

Personally, I'd like to see all of the sysconf() information vectored
directly from the kernel. Make sysconf() a system call (if it isn't
already) and then make every one of the POSIX/UNIX98 standard variables
available from the kernel -- most of it should already be in the kernel

(_SC_NPROCESSORS_* (without parsing cpuinfo) would certainly shut me up :-))


PS: I guess I'm volunteering myself, aren't I?

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