Subject: Re: sysinfo(2)
To: None <>
From: Michael Richardson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/08/2000 10:50:56
  (Why tech-net?)

>>>>> "Aidan" == Aidan Cully <> writes:
    Aidan> elemcount/index, of course, allows for the possibility of the kernel
    Aidan> structures changing from underneath the caller's nose between
    Aidan> invocations of sysinfo()...  Now that I've started thinking about

  As far as I understand, /dev/kmem groveling ps has to cope with this
problem already... In other words, you may be fixing new problems as
well. That's fine, just realize that you are doing it.

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