Subject: Re: Replacing the sysctl() interface.
To: Darren Reed <email@example.com>
From: Aaro J Koskinen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/05/2000 15:51:52
On Mon, 5 Jun 100, Darren Reed wrote:
> - do lookups on name, not integer (except for backward compat.)
> other properties for nodes I'm thinking of are "ownership" (based
> on user/group) and permissions (rwxrwxrwx) so you can setup read
> only, read-write and write only sysctl nodes.
Sounds like a file system. How about removing sysctl() altogether, and
putting everything under kernfs as a file?
Aaro Koskinen, email@example.com, http://www.iki.fi/aaro