Subject: Re: sysctlfs [was: Re: core file name format: diffs]
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/20/1999 17:23:58
Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 20, 1999 at 05:07:00PM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> > 
> > I'd really love to see a filesystem-frontend to sysctl.
> > (Just mumbling to myself, mostly. I know that I got the source, etc. :-)
> An extention to kernfs ?

Ah, that means that the info will be on three places then ? I.E.
the code in kernel, symbolic names in sysctl and the same symbolic names
in kernfs ?

This really needs to be though out. IMHO changing sysctl(2) to accept
string params would be the right thing to do.

Jaromir Dolecek <>
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