Re: [PATCH] 2.5.17 /dev/ports
Alan Cox (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wed, 22 May 2002 16:24:49 +0100 (BST)
> On Wed, 22 May 2002, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > The Xfree86 people are actually sane and hold up the BSD tradition.
> > > They don't even use /proc/bus and killed early /proc/agpgart usage!
> > > Quite the reverse is true.
> > XFree86 uses /proc/cpuinfo, /proc/bus/pci, /proc/mtrr, /proc/fb, /proc/dri
> > and even such goodies as /proc/sys/dev/mac_hid/keyboard_sends_linux_keycodes
> ... and while we are at flamewar-mongering, none of these files have any
> business being in procfs.
That depends on how you define procfs. Linux is not Plan 9. A lot of it
certainly is going to cleaner with a devicefs and sysctlfs
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