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SubjectRe: [PATCH] binfmt_misc.c, kernel-2.4.12


On Mon, 22 Oct 2001, Andrew Morton wrote:

> Why is it necessary that the new binfmt_misc create its own
> filesystem type, when all it seems to need is a couple of
> /proc entries?

If it was so nice... It needs to create and remove them upon
write(2). And doing that correctly via procfs is _not_ pretty.
The damn thing is very bad at doing dynamic contents and when
mixed with API of that weirdness...

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