RFC: Adding a hw.features[2] sysctl

Igor Mozolevsky igor at hybrid-lab.co.uk
Mon Jan 14 01:39:54 PST 2008

On 14/01/2008, Nathan Lay <nslay at comcast.net> wrote:

>  cat'ing /dev/cpuinfo sounds reminiscent to Linux /proc.

No it doesn't - it's a perfectly fine Unix way of doing things... The
purpose of /dev is to provide an interface to the devices on the
machine, (query-capable-)CPU is a device... Having /proc as an
interface to the kernel on the other hand...

Igor :-)

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