Subject: Re: sysctlbyname() vs FreeBSD and NetBSD()
To: Vincent Jardin <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/28/2004 14:18:55
>FreeBSD's libc provides sysctlbyname() that is used by some applications. They 
>are not easily portable on NetBSD that do not support it. I agree that 
>sysctl() would by more generic ;-(
>Is there a patch for NetBSD's libc in order to support sysctlbyname() too ?

very soon now, yes.

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