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    SubjectRe: /proc/cpuinfo format - arch dependent!
    Lennart Sorensen wrote:
    > On Tue, May 10, 2005 at 12:21:21AM -0700, Paul Jackson wrote:
    >
    >>Yes - it's all there. Sometimes the ways to discover it aren't pretty,
    >>but that's one thing that libraries are good for - to wrap such detail.
    >
    >
    > And then when the kernel adds something new, you update one library
    > rather than 1000s of applications.
    >
    > Perhaps making it hard to get at without a certainl library is a good
    > way to avoid too many applications poling at it just because they can.

    The advantage of /proc is that it works from C, Java, Perl, Python, etc.
    Oh, and humans, the reason all the application run.

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