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SubjectRe: Yet another design for /proc. Or actually /kernel.
At 12:58 PM 11/7/01 -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>Actually, /proc/mounts is currently broken, and is an excellent
>example of why the above statement simply isn't true unless you apply
>another level of indirection: try mounting something on a directory
>the name of which contains whitespace in any form (remember, depending
>on your setup this may be doable by an unprivileged user...)

Good man.

Now you know why I insisted that ALL STRINGS have a standard escape system
in my less-than-strawman proposal.

You'll find other places in /proc where white space is not necessarily a
delimiter. (Too lazy to go find them right now, however.)


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