Subject: Re: kernel & libkvm [was IIci success]
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Bert Driehuis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/17/1996 00:30:12
>> We don't seem to have anything that absolutely relies on procfs or
Hmmm, I'd hate to become dependant on procfs. Solaris' ps uses /proc, and
it'll hapily tell you there are no processes if you unmount /proc. Yikes.
And there's of course the kernel dump issue.
I think a ps which would use /proc if available, and fall back to nlist
otherwise would be very nice, but I don't volunteer to maintain it... "Bug
kern/32767: ps on i386 shows bogus info in WCHAN field without /proc
-- Bert Driehuis
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