Re: is a user space process capable of generating a /proc filesystem entry?
Matthias Urlichs (firstname.lastname@example.org)
4 Nov 1997 16:48:53 +0100
linux kernel account <email@example.com> writes:
> You create a named pipe in the proc directory: /proc/whatever.
> You start a daemon on the pipe.. The daemon writes "hello proc" into the
> pipe.. Proc says "hello daemon".. Magicly, /proc/whatever becomes a
> directory.. all transactions in this directory are forwarded to the
Userfs. It already exists, and is way more stable than a named pipe (what
happens if two processes read from the named pipe at the same time, hmmm?).
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