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

Eitan Adler lists at
Wed Nov 7 23:16:01 UTC 2012

On 7 November 2012 17:35, Larry Rosenman <ler at> wrote:
> 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.

Can you tell us what interfaces you need? Perhaps we can either point
you to ones that may work better or seek provide (stable) kernel

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


Eitan Adler

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