On Mon, 25 Sep 2017, Dave Horsfall wrote:
On Sun, 24 Sep 2017, Bakul Shah wrote:
There are just a few potential users of /proc and
they were already using
other facilities. plus /proc is an optional facility. All this conspired to
make /proc less useful in FreeBSD. Unused code is in danger of being
garbage collected in FreeBSD :-)
Whatever happened to the Unix philosophy of everything looking like a file?
Adding more system calls is the Windoze (or perhaps Penguin) way of doing
I once thought of trying to develop an OS where not only was everything a
file, but programs were in effect functions that could be chained
Then decided it was too radical.