Subject: Re: /kern/kernel
To: Darren Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Graff <email@example.com>
Date: 09/10/1998 10:24:03
Darren Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Well, yeah. My point is that for /kern/kernel to be useful, it has to
> > provide a symbol table for nlist() to use, and for that, it needs to
> > have the symbols available to it in the first place.
> Not to forget that the symbol table should be dynamic in nature.
I have long thought that grubbing around in the kernel using nlist
was just wrong. kernfs might be something we don't want to require
but sysctl access isn't optional last time I checked.