Subject: Re: sysctl - struct or separate mibs?
To: None <>
From: Darren Reed <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/16/2000 22:24:32
In some email I received from Hubert Feyrer, sie wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Jun 2000, Simon Burge wrote:
> > For vmstat (& iostat) we need the values of tk_nin and tk_nout.  Related
> > values (but not used at the moment) are tk_cancc and tk_rawcc.  Would it
> > be better to retrieve a single "struct tkstats" that contained all four
> > members or add a new node and retrieve kern.tkstat.{tk_nin,...} with
> > separate sysctl calls?
> If we'd ever get a sysctlfs, the latter may be better for human
> readability.

I've been giving the compat32 issue some's really not at all
well suited to dealing with in any elegant way except from doing things
MIB style.  Is it worth punting on compat32 and mib support until we have
something like sysctlfs ?