Subject: Re: Enhancing sysctl support in ld.elf_so
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/21/2004 09:05:17
On Jun 21,  1:12am, (Andrew Brown) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: Enhancing sysctl support in ld.elf_so

| >So we should leave things as they are.
| meaning that ld.elf_so won't use sysctlgetmibinfo() (or, by extension,
| sysctlbyname())?  that means that any node that ld.elf_so will ever
| look up will have to be assigned a static mib entry, and that
| ld.elf_so will continually need to be updated (along with the #defines
| that describe the static mib) to be able to traverse it.  that's
| tricky, and was done wrong in the past (cf, the vfs.lfs nodes that i
| "found" when converting everything which weren't previously available
| because code to find them was never written).

When was ld.el_so last changed? I don't think that it gets changed that