Proposing to host system-auth-agent in fdo

Alex Perez aperez at
Wed Oct 13 22:44:48 EEST 2004

On Wed, 13 Oct 2004, Carlos Garnacho wrote:

> On Wed, 2004-10-13 at 11:14 -0700, Alex Perez wrote:
> <snip>
> > Just to throw a huge wrench into your perfect little plan, FreeBSD 
> > 6-CURRENT has deprecated /proc. You can simply not assume every unix has 
> > a /proc.
> I'm sure that there will be still some interface or data structures to
> access to this kind of data, I can't imagine ps, top, lsof, etc,
> accessing to raw memory :)

Yes, of course there are other (more proper) ways to access this info than 
via /proc. That's the point though. I say this as a very happy linux 
user...The World Is Not A Linux Box(tm). Don't let this self-serving 
machismo attitude take hold of you, because in the end there's a better 
way than using /proc anyways, and if you *do* use proc, you'll do nothing 
but succeed in pissing other people off.

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