Re: Serial/Modem driver extension for Linux Config Manager

Dan Hollis (
Tue, 13 May 1997 14:41:33 -0700 (PDT)

On Tue, 13 May 1997, Kenneth Albanowski wrote:
> On Tue, 13 May 1997, David Howells wrote:
> > echo d serial,usr0006 d >/proc/cm/conf
> >
> > Admittedly, this should probably be done through the ioctl() interface, but
> > that's a job for another day.
> I'd argue otherwise. The proc interface is slower, to be sure, but can't
> be beat for readability and maintainability.

I beg to differ on both readability and maintainability.

Why not use sysctl, then you get a standardized API for both ioctl() *and*