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SubjectRe: How to put something in /proc
Alexander Viro wrote:
>
> > Search for proc_register() inside the kernel sources.
>
> _Don't_
>
> proc_register() is dead. Use create_proc_read_entry() instead.
>
> Folks, support of the static procfs entries is gone and it will not be
> back. Any initializer for struct proc_dir_entry is a LARTable offense. So
> is kmalloc(sizeof(struct proc_dir_entry),...) and its ilk. You do it - you
> suffer.

Sigh.

--- linux-2.4.0-test8/fs/proc/generic.c Thu Aug 24 21:07:24 2000
+++ linux-akpm/fs/proc/generic.c Sun Sep 10 21:20:45 2000
@@ -346,6 +346,13 @@
lookup: proc_lookup,
};

+/*
+ * _Don't_
+ *
+ * proc_register() is dead. Use create_proc_read_entry() instead.
+ *
+ */
+
static int proc_register(struct proc_dir_entry * dir, struct proc_dir_entry * dp)
{
int i;
-
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