Re: proc_register & co. policy change ???

From: Tigran Aivazian (
Date: Mon Aug 28 2000 - 09:45:30 EST

On Mon, 28 Aug 2000, Velizar Bodoursky wrote:

> Ok I tryed to write some basic modules and all of a sudden I can't link them
> with the latest test7, went trough the EXPORT declaration and saw the reason
> those symbols aren't exported at all, went back to 2.2.16 and the EXPORT
> statements are in place, why is this are there some new functions which
> should replace this as a interface to proc from module's side, or is just a
> omission which hasn't been noticed yet, altrough i see that in test6 and so on.
> Regards, Velizar

If you are creating entries in the /proc filesystem you should use
create_proc_entry()/remove_proc_entry() exported interface.

A simple example is creating /proc/kcore file - the code is in
fs/proc_misc.c:proc_misc_init() and in fs/proc/kcore.c


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