Subject: Re: Getting rid of /dev/veriexec
To: Nathan J. Williams <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/02/2005 11:06:24
>> I think that doing this is cleaner by using sysctl(), much like how
>> we use sysctl() for the network PCBs, for example.
> Let's see.  You want to read and write control and bulk data, from a
> special-to-the-kernel node in a hierarchical namespace.  This totally
> smells like reinventing /dev.

It is.  sysctl is.  I've often considered building a sysctlfs, which
would present the sysctl hierarchy and data in a filesystem form.

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