Subject: libprop & ioctl (was Re: wsdisplay ioctls)
To: Rui Paulo <>
From: Iain Hibbert <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/13/2006 08:00:13
On Sat, 13 May 2006, Rui Paulo wrote:

> And, forgive me to say, ioctls are showing their age. Maybe we should
> start wondering how we can replace them and be binary compatible if that's
> possible.

If I understand it right, what is needed is a way to pass structured data
to and from the kernel in a standard manner (maybe a subset of XML? :)