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SubjectRe: PROPOSAL: /proc standards (was dot-proc interface [was: /proc
On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 07:22:16PM -0500, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:
> Splitting /proc can be done. Start by mounting procfs twice.
> Make non-process stuff in /proc invisible, but still available.
> Then in /kernel the process stuff can be disabled. The proc fs
> code can even register two filesystem types, with different

this is the key part. two filesystems and union mount should satisfy
backward compatibility needs while lspci and friends are migrating to

this makes it a distribution issue, not a kernel issue, and there is no
need for special backwards-compatibility stuff in either kernfs or


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