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SubjectRe: PROPOSAL: /proc standards (was dot-proc interface [was: /proc
> >1)  IT SHOULD NOT BE PRETTY.  No tabs to line up columns.  No "progress
> >bars." No labels except as "proc comments" (see later). No in-line labelling.
>
> It should not be pretty TO HUMANS. Slight difference. It should be pretty
> to shellscripts and other applications though.
>
> Yes, that means we won't be able to do a 'cat /proc/cpuinfo' anymore in the
> future. Bummer.

What about adding a separate choice in the kernel config to allow for
/hproc (or something) human readable /proc file system?

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Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk, MCSE, MCNE, CLS, LCA

Computers are like air conditioners.
They stop working when you open Windows.

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