Subject: Re: kernel & libkvm [was IIci success]
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
Date: 01/12/1996 06:54:12
> It's highy inelegant for pieces of an operating system to break if
> some small data structure in the kernel changes. ps(1) and friends
> should use procfs, which should be a mandatory part of the kernel.
> It's time to step out of the stone ages of operating system design.
I take it, then, that you're volunteering to fix the security flaws in
procfs - or at least fix the spec, if not the code? I haven't come up
with a good fix yet; I'm eagerly awaiting yours.