Subject: Re: kern.showallprocs implementation
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/29/2005 10:55:14
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On Mon, Aug 29, 2005 at 07:47:26PM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Aug 2005, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> >I personally would rather we implement either Rui or Elad's
> >implementations for now and then replace them when we decide what better
> >solution we want. 1) we make further progress. We are incrimentally bett=
> >now and will be more so in the future. 2) We gain operational experience.
> >We find out what folks REALLY need.
> Yep - I never objected to committing the existing code, and think an=20
> evolutional process is fine. I just wanted to bring in some material for=
> comparison.

Ahhhh... Sorry if I was gruff. I thought you were objecting. :-)

My main irritation at the moment is I'd like us to do something relatively=
soon. We've spent quite a while waiting for things to be designed, and=20
they still aren't. If we keep waiting, we will never take any evoltionary=
steps. ;-)

I do think your style comments were appropriate.

I think something like what Solaris did would be a good direction to go.=20
It seems fine-grained, and I am sure they had a lot of folks that had to=20
look over the exact granularity points. :-)

Take care,


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