[TUHS] UNIX of choice these days?

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Sun Sep 24 11:19:14 AEST 2017


On Sat, 23 Sep 2017, Random832 wrote:

> On OSX (which does not implement procfs or kmem), ps uses sysctl. It 
> looks like FreeBSD uses something called libkvm, which certainly 
> *sounds* like it digs around /dev/kmem, but looking at the code it looks 
> like it *actually* uses sysctl for process-related purposes.

I've just been introduced to sysctl(3) -- thanks :-)

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