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SubjectRe: [PATCH][RFC] Re: 2.4.15-pre5: /proc/cpuinfo broken
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> 	c) hunt down and fix the userland that relies on arithmetics
> on file position in case of regular files (POSIX prohibits it, SuS allows).

You forgot d.

(d) - when someone seeks in the file do the seek, and document that they
lose their guarantees. So they fall back to existing 1.0->2.4 behaviour.
You just run the iterator either on or back from scratch to the seek point.

Alan
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