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Re: lib/53125: sys/timevar.h is absent in installed systems.
The following reply was made to PR lib/53125; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: mlelstv%serpens.de@localhost (Michael van Elst)
Subject: Re: lib/53125: sys/timevar.h is absent in installed systems.
Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2018 00:01:58 -0000 (UTC)
bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost (Manuel Bouyer) writes:
>You still don't explain what you want to do. _KMEMUSER use is restricted
>even in the kernel, it's in no way designed to be used in userland.
_KMEMUSER is meant for userland programs that peek kernel data structures.
Most such programs have been adapted to use a sysctl interface instead,
but even those may fall back to libkvm to analyse crash dumps and
need access to internal kernel data structures.
Michael van Elst
"A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."
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