Why is procfs deprecated in favor of procstat?

Hugo Silva hugo at barafranca.com
Wed Feb 23 19:18:11 UTC 2011

> For years now I have been considering a sysctl filesystem (e.g. mounted
> as /sysctl) which would solve this dilemma.  Read-only might be a wise
> choice for this too.  But this is beyond my skill set at this time, and
> the existing documentation/examples for a pseudo filesystem are really
> not that great.


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