sysutils/lsof Author Question (for CLANG)....

Larry Rosenman ler at
Wed Nov 7 22:35:24 UTC 2012

On 2012-11-07 15:39, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> On Wednesday,  7 November 2012 at 10:32:23 -0500, Benjamin Kaduk 
> wrote:
>> Once again, attempting to use kernel internals outside of the
>> supported interfaces is just asking for trouble; I do not understand
>> why this message is not sinking in over the course of your previous
>> mails to these lists, so I will not try to belabor it further.
> IIRC lsof is a special case that always needs to be built with
> intimate knowledge of the kernel.

This is VERY true.  Since some of the information lsof uses has
no API/ABI/KPI/KBI to get, it grovels around in the kernel.

Please don't abuse me for asking questions to keep lsof working
on FreeBSD.


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