Cannot mount linprocfs by unresolving sysvs?m symbols

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Fri Apr 6 21:20:37 UTC 2007

Jung-uk Kim <jkim at> writes:
> On Friday 06 April 2007 01:43 pm, Roman Divacky wrote:
> > I dont like this, I would prefer some dynamic determining
> > whether sysv symbols are present and if not just fill
> > in "safe" values.
> You know I have used sysctlbyname before but it was shot down by
> des. :-(

I didn't shoot anything down.  If you read my email again, you'll see
that I pointed out that it was slow, but that we didn't really have a
choice precisely because sysv{msg,sem} were not guaranteed to be

Dropping sysctlbyname() was *your* choice.  I agreed with the revised
patch because you pointed out that linprocfs depends on linux, which
depends on sysv{msg,sem}, so we *could* rely on their presence.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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