Re: debugfs in the namespace
From: Grzegorz Kulewski
Date: Thu Dec 16 2004 - 19:15:19 EST
On Thu, 16 Dec 2004, Greg KH wrote:
- it puts a non-process type thing into /proc which is what I am
specifically trying to get away from doing.
Only process related things _should_ be in /proc. Now if I can ever
fully achieve that goal in my lifetime is something that is left to be
Ok, probably - but who said this? IIRC there is no standard describing
what should be in proc and what should not. I do not think that after so
many years of storing everyting in /proc there is any chance that you will
remove all not [0-9]* dirs and files from /proc before the sun will stop
lighting... :-) Many, really _many_, binary only apps are using proc for
999999 different (often stupid) things - how you will change that? There
is way too late for such change, in my opinion.
And polluting / with proc, sys, dev, selinux, debug and who knows what
else is at least equally bad.
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