Subject: Re: procfs/kernfs "required"? [was Re: kernfs & libkvm]
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Charles M. Hannum <email@example.com>
Date: 01/15/1996 13:35:34
It is unclear whether there is any reason for most system calls. Plan 9
is more unix than unix is these days.
ioctl was good for *speed* reasons; [...]
While this may be interesting (and I've heard it all before), the fact
remains that NetBSD implements Unix interfaces, not Plan 9 interfaces.
Unless you'd care to discuss how to implement Unix interfaces on top
of Plan 9, this discussion is neither relevant nor productive, and
then I think I'd refer you to the 9-fans mailing list.