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2.6.33 merge window part 1

2.6.33 merge window part 1

Posted Dec 10, 2009 9:55 UTC (Thu) by johill (subscriber, #25196)
In reply to: 2.6.33 merge window part 1 by wahern
Parent article: 2.6.33 merge window part 1

?

"He then adds back a new wrapper which emulates the sysctl() ABI by way of /proc/sys. So any applications using sysctl() should continue to work, but the code dedicated to making it work is much reduced from what was there before."

I don't think that wrapper actually requires it to be mounted.


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2.6.33 merge window part 1

Posted Dec 10, 2009 16:20 UTC (Thu) by ebiederm (subscriber, #35028) [Link]

Correct. /proc does not need to be mounted simply compiled in for the
sysctl(2) support to work.


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