Re: /proc and /kern

Junio Hamano (
04 Dec 1998 14:08:48 -0800

>>>>> "dp" == david parsons <o.r.c@p.e.l.l.p.o.r.t.l.a.n.d.o.r.u.s> writes:

>> Another thought I had is to make the pseudo files in /proc and /kern
>> display real size information instead of 0, as they do under BSD,

dp> That would be really nice, if you could have come guarantee that
dp> the size wouldn't change between stat time and access time.

Why would you need such a guarantee? Even the sizes of regular
files can change between stat time and access time under
multiprocessing process..

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