Re: RFC: New kernel proc interface

Alan Cox (
Thu, 31 Oct 1996 22:18:23 +0000 (GMT)

> The problems described above are easily solved by allowing the
> proc routines to write out all their data in one shot, and
> caching that data for the user programs.

Not always. The ip routing tables could be 40,000 routes or more. Which at
80 bytes a route is 3.2Mb of data to cache !