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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5 PROPOSAL: Replacement for current /proc of shit.
In article <>,
Alexander Viro <> wrote:
>On Fri, 2 Nov 2001, Rusty Russell wrote:
>> On Thu, 01 Nov 2001 05:42:36 -0500
>> Jeff Garzik <> wrote:
>> > Is this designed to replace sysctl?
>> Well, I'd suggest replacing *all* the non-process stuff in /proc. Yes.
>Aha. Like, say it, /proc/kcore. Or /proc/mounts, yodda, yodda.

Well in 2.5 union mounts are going to go in right? Then you could
have a compatibility "proc-compat" filesystem that reads data from
/kernel and supplies it in backwards compatible formats such as
/proc/mounts, that you union-mount over /proc

And in 2.7, rm -rf linux/fs/proc-compat

"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity,
and I'm not sure about the former" -- Albert Einstein.

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