[TUHS] UNIX of choice these days?

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Mon Sep 25 09:36:44 AEST 2017


On Sun, 24 Sep 2017, Bakul Shah wrote:

> There are just a few potential users of /proc and they were already 
> using other facilities. plus /proc is an optional facility. All this 
> conspired to make /proc less useful in FreeBSD. Unused code is in danger 
> of being garbage collected in FreeBSD :-)

Whatever happened to the Unix philosophy of everything looking like a 
file?  Adding more system calls is the Windoze (or perhaps Penguin) way of 
doing things.

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