Subject: Re: sysctlfs [was: Re: core file name format: diffs]
To: Jaromir Dolecek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 09/20/1999 18:07:21
On Mon, Sep 20, 1999 at 05:23:58PM +0200, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:
> 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 ?
Actually these names are defined in sys/sysctl.h and other includes files.
Maybe the solution would be to handle sysctlfs in userland then (don't we have
some mechanisms to handle userland-filesystems already ?).
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr