Subject: Re: Is PROCFS not recomended?
To: Steven E Lumos <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-pmax
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

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