Re: proc_generic - cool new stuff

Rob Riggs (
Sun, 10 Nov 1996 11:43:25 -0700 (MST)

On 10-Nov-96 wrote:
>what is to stop someone from finding the biggest cached /proc entry
>(maybe there is even one you can cause to be big), open that one as many
>times as he is allowed to open a file and not close it ?
>Depending on how big the /proc entry is, he might drive the kernel out of

That definitely is a concern. Caching was a bad idea for this very
reason. My latest code removes all caching. I hope to have it ready