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SubjectRe: PROPOSAL: dot-proc interface [was: /proc stuff]
On Sun, Nov 04, 2001 at 03:06:27PM -0500, Alexander Viro wrote:
>
>
> On Sun, 4 Nov 2001, [iso-8859-1] Jakob %stergaard wrote:
>
> > So just ignore square brackets that have "=" " " and ">" between them ?
> >
> > What happens when someone decides "[----> ]" looks cooler ?
>
> First of all, whoever had chosen that output did a fairly idiotic thing.
> But as for your question - you _do_ know what regular expressions are,
> don't you? And you do know how to do this particular regex without
> any use of library functions, right?

A regex won't tell me if 345987 is a signed or unsigned 32-bit or 64-bit
integer, or if it's a double.

Sure, implement arbitrary precision arithmetic in every single app out there
using /proc....

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