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Re: Student for GSoC 2008 - procfs

From: olafBuddenhagen
Subject: Re: Student for GSoC 2008 - procfs
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 03:57:55 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17+20080114 (2008-01-14)

Hi again,

On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 11:11:44PM +0100, Olaf Buddenhagen wrote:

> Note that it's not a problem if you don't know every detail of Linux
> procfs. Take a look into which parts of procfs are actually needed for
> tools like procfs, and concentrate on implementing that...

Erm... That was supposed to be procps, not procfs. procps, i.e. the
implementation of ps (and some related tools like pgrep) using procfs,
generally used on GNU/Linux systems -- the main reason why we need a
/proc filesystem...

Sorry for the confusion :-(

> Indeed, we don't need all features -- only what's needed for procfs,
> top and similar tools.

Argh... And AGAIN. procps I mean of course :-(


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