RFC: Adding a hw.features[2] sysctl

Nathan Lay nslay at comcast.net
Sun Jan 13 21:00:24 PST 2008

Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> It would be easy to export just the bitmask, and leave the parsing up to
> the consumer.  However, I think the strings would be more script
> friendly.
Isn't it possible to output human readable format anyways?  For example, 
'sysctl kern.boottime' gives a human readable string.  sysctl() on 
kern.boottime gives a struct timeval.  I'm all for the bitmask idea.

Best Regards,
Nathan Lay

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