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Re: [PATCH 4/5] Implement /proc/cmdline as a symlinks to 2/cmdline

From: Jeremie Koenig
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/5] Implement /proc/cmdline as a symlinks to 2/cmdline
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 17:50:48 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 01:34:49AM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Jeremie Koenig, le Mon 16 Aug 2010 13:36:51 +0200, a écrit :
> > This is not perfect, as the format of
> > /proc/cmdline and /proc/*/cmdline are different on Linux. Namely, the
> > latter includes NUL bytes to separate subsequent arguments, while the
> > former contains only spaces and a trailing newline.
> Mmm, this will probably make most uses of /proc/cmdline fail.  It's a
> bit sad since it was fun to implement cmdline as a symlink, but I
> believe it's necessary to reimplement /proc/cmdline separately to get
> things working.

You're probably right about this. (though with grub2 we could cram some
stuff in argv[0] in the meantime :-P)

Jeremie Koenig <jk@jk.fr.eu.org>

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