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

Larry Rosenman ler at
Thu Nov 8 01:15:41 UTC 2012

We've asked before and Vic (lsof author) have asked and it always stalls out.  

I'll cc Vic on this email.

Eitan Adler <lists at> wrote:

>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
>>>> Once again, attempting to use kernel internals outside of the
>>>> supported interfaces is just asking for trouble; I do not
>>>> 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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