LSB1.1: /proc/cpuinfo

Alan Cox alan at
Thu Jan 3 16:23:58 PST 2002

> 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.

Only if you upgrade the C library. That requires requalifying the entire
system for things like Oracle and SAP and simply isnt going to fly with

You can still run libc2.2 or higher on the current 2.4 kernel. Thats how
careful our compatibility is.

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