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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5 PROPOSAL: Replacement for current /proc of shit.
    On Sat, 3 Nov 2001 12:47:08 +0100
    Tim Jansen <> wrote:
    > I do see the advantages of using strings in proc, and maybe there is another
    > solution: keep the type information out of the proc filesystem and save it
    > in a file similar to, together with a description for a file.
    > I just don't know how to ensure that they are in sync.

    The same argument applies for module parameters when they become boot parameters
    (handwave reference to my previous patch). IMHO we should use a source-strainer
    like the current Documentation/DocBook/ stuff does to extract these and consolidate

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