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Re: [PATCH] Obtain number of ports in proc and libps


From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Obtain number of ports in proc and libps
Date: Thu, 9 Sep 2010 02:03:28 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.12-2006-07-14

Samuel Thibault, le Wed 08 Sep 2010 12:01:12 +0200, a écrit :
> address@hidden, le Wed 08 Sep 2010 01:38:25 +0200, a écrit :
> > The information available from proc through
> >   libps OTOH can be accessed by every user.
> 
> Which might be questionable actually.  I know it's just the number of
> ports, nothing more, but it seems odd to me to add an interface just for
> this small part of information which you can fetch yourself for your own
> processes.

Or put another way, I'm really not at ease adding an RPC just for this
kind of information, because later on we'll probably want some other
information, and then another, etc.  Ideally getprocinfo should be
easily extendable.

Samuel



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