[RFC] fs, proc: Introduce the /proc/<pid>/map_files/ directory v2

Pavel Emelyanov xemul at parallels.com
Thu Aug 25 10:25:23 PDT 2011

On 08/25/2011 09:21 PM, Cyrill Gorcunov wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 09:05:22PM +0400, Pavel Emelyanov wrote:
> ...
>>> I would prefer if the filename included both start and end addresses
>>> so that it matches the first column of /proc/PID/maps and ls'ing the
>>> directory is more useful.  What do other people think?
>> Without 0x at the beginning this is not very convenient, but once we add them it no
>> longer matches the contents of the /proc/pid/maps.
>> Just an opinion, do not mind adding <end> to the name.
> So Pavel, we can make the names to look as say "3d73a00000-3d73a01000"
> leaving proc-inode structure unchanged, that's an idea, right?

Not exactly - as I said if we leave the name without 0x (3d000000 instead of 0x3d000000)
this makes it hard to use strtol() on these strings to convert names to addresses.

Not big deal, just my 5 cents on the "leaving links' names as is" side.

> 	Cyrill
> .

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