Subject: Re: vmstat and netstat....
To: None <email@example.com>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/28/2006 18:49:03
> > I'm wondering whether there is a compelling reason why we shouldn't
> > convert new versions of the tools to read these values out of kernfs
> > special files. This would provide increased portability and remove the
> > reliance on having a /netbsd that matches the loaded kernel.
> kernfs is an *optional* component of the system. If you want to remove
> the kmem dependency in these tools, the right way to do so is via
although i have to agree sysctl is currently the best bet,
creating random sysctl nodes is far from "the right way", IMO.