> > I would normally propose having a daemon do these things, but since it
> > is so simple, we might as well do it right in the kernel.
> I'm with you on that one. The generic cry of "do it in userspace" is
> good as a general rule, but here it makes it a lot more complicated for
> nothing. A daemon, whether it runs all the time or not, takes a lot
> more resources than the little kernel code needed for this.
I disagree. I don't like the kernel playing with magic files. Someone
else will have to implement this if they want it.
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