Subject: Re: Replacing the sysctl() interface.
To: Darren Reed <>
From: Eduardo Horvath <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/05/2000 08:33:23
On Mon, 5 Jun 100, Darren Reed wrote:

> I'm musing over working on replacing the current sysctl with something
> that's much more flexible and supports (at the very least) it being
> dynamic in nature.
> Some of changes I think are worthwhile making:

Something that is lacking in the current sysctl setup is some way to
determine the type of a sysctl variable so it can be converted if needed
(for 32-bit emulation).

Eduardo Horvath