Subject: Re: second pass at the "store the path of the executable in struct
To: None <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/01/2007 22:54:40
On Mon, 01 Oct 2007, YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
> who requested it, for what?
> does their purpose really need p_pathref,
> or can it be just served by name cache improvements as well?

For one example, see a thread in current-users starting on 24 Feb 2007,
Subject: /proc/${pid}/exe not working

I had a problem with perl doing the wrong thing when the "exe" symlink
in procfs was incorrect.

--apb (Alan Barrett)