Re: /proc README

Steven S. Dick (
Wed, 30 Apr 1997 02:04:55 -0400 (EDT)

You wrote:
> A suggestion recently found on linux-admin. I think it would be
> worthwhile, although it should be kept to a bare minimum (maybe
> a couple of lines) to avoid kernel bloat. Maybe even just a pointer
> to documention in the kernel source tree.

I got a better idea.

How about if /proc/README is a symlink.
Point it to /usr/src/linux/README or even better, /usr/man/man5/proc.5

Or, how about this one...
Don't put a README in /proc at all. Just tell them to read the man page.