No don't /proc/sound!

Marcin Dalecki (
Wed, 21 Jan 1998 11:35:40 -0700

By reading through patch-2.1.80.gz i found:

+ * Stefan Reinauer : integrated /proc/sound (equals to /dev/sndstat,
* which should disappear in the near

PLEASE DON'T Don't introduce just anouther thing, which makes correct
kernel operation dependant upon /proc. Why do You intend to do it? What
would be this good for other then making acesses to /dev/sndstat
painfully slow.
Don't You see that the only /proc entries which do not cause problems
due to layout changes are those not used at all!

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