Subject: Re: Is PROCFS not recomended?
To: Steven E Lumos <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/31/1997 23:55:59
On Sat, 31 May 1997 23:37:10 -0700
Steven E Lumos <slumos@cotton.Egr.UNLV.EDU> wrote:
> The example files in sys/arch/pmax/conf seem to have never (at least
> since 1.2) had an option PROCFS or file-system PROCFS in them, but
> I've always added it and it's always worked (at least as far as I can
> tell). With stuff in that diectory being changed, I had expected it
> to show up but it didn't. It just occurred to me that that might have
> been for a reason.
> Have I been lucky, or was this just overlooked?
procfs works fine... however, it's not really used for anything :-)
Actually, some clever tricks can be played with it, but generally,
it's a cool example of what you can do with the 4.4BSD file system
Jason R. Thorpe email@example.com
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