Re: /proc/thanks (Was: Boot messages)

Aleph One (
Tue, 2 Jul 1996 01:46:28 -0500 (CDT)

On 1 Jul 1996, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:

> OK, in the spirit of /proc/animal (or whatever, the thing that spits
> something like "18-wheeler flattened swamp rat on nerve gas" depending on
> the kernel version) we need /proc/thanks, or a replacement for fortune that
> spews credit for one random Linux contributor. Why not?

This is one of the most intelligent suggestions I seen on this list in a
long time. This will clean up the boot messages while allowing all linux
developers to be given credit if their code runs on your system (I guess
if you go the /proc way then CONFIG_PROC will be mandatory ;)

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> System Manager: University of Houston High Performance Computing Center
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