LSB1.1: /proc/cpuinfo

Alan Cox alan at
Fri Jan 4 08:26:24 PST 2002

> I did read the app notes pertaining to this, and felt that it was an excessive
> burdon on the application considering the kernel had already done the work.

The things that actually matter are like 10 lines of GNU C with a little
__asm__ block. The code is out there in GPL form and its shorter than
parsing /proc

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