Subject: Re: Replacing the sysctl() interface.
To: Darren Reed <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/05/2000 15:14:26
On Mon, 5 Jun 2000, Darren Reed wrote:
> > Sounds like a file system. How about removing sysctl() altogether, and
> > putting everything under kernfs as a file?

Sounds like a good idea.
Handling data in/from a filesystem seems to be better understood/easier
than via some new interface.
Plus it follows the traditional Unix "everything is a file" philosophy.

 - Hubert

NetBSD - because Unix isn't just #include <linux.h>, i386, ILP32, ELF, ...!