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SubjectRe: PROPOSAL: dot-proc interface [was: /proc stuff]
On Sun, 4 Nov 2001, Jakob Østergaard wrote:

> Now this isn't even bad - the fun begins when a resync is running, when
> mdstat contains *progress meters* like "[====> ] 42%". While being
> nicely readable for a human, this is a parsing nightmare. Especially
> because stuff like this changes over time.

Any program needing to parse this would just ignore the bits between [],
and convert the percentage to an int. Hardly a 'nightmare'.


| Dave Jones.
| SuSE Labs

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