LSB1.1: /proc/cpuinfo

Joerg Schilling schilling at
Thu Jan 3 16:08:13 PST 2002

>From: Alan Cox <alan at>

>>  c) /proc/cpuinfo WILL disappear from /proc <unholy words snipped>

>That will break glibc for one thing, so I doubt it

If glibc has been cleanly written, then it will hide the fact that
it uses /proc/cpuinfo from the user so it could be easily changed to use
the feature that has been implemented as sucessor instead of /proc/cpuinfo
to implement the public features.


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