Re: [Lse-tech] [patch] Scalable statistics counters with /proc reporting

From: Andrew Morton (
Date: Wed Aug 07 2002 - 14:02:14 EST

Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> ...
> Also the /proc-based implementation is really ugly. It should be moved
> over to the seq_file interface at least, a simple ramfs-style own
> filesystem ("stats" filesystem type) would be the cleanest solution.

I'd suggest that it be just a single stat counter per /proc
file. A simple sprintf is fine for that.

If it's necessary to write a new filesystem to just export a bunch
of integers to userspace then something is seriously wrong.
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