Accessing native NT namespace as filesystem

Christopher Faylor
Thu Sep 2 21:16:00 GMT 2010

On Thu, Sep 02, 2010 at 11:07:51AM -0700, Daniel Colascione wrote:
>On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 9:30 AM, Eric Blake <> wrote:
>> /proc/sys, to match /proc/registry? ?Otherwise, I like /devices more than
>> /sys, since /sys on Linux tends to be more introspective of kernel options
>> than exposing an alternate namespace for file systesm.
>May I propose just using /nt ? /devices could be confused with /dev,
>and /sys might be confused with Linux sysfs. (I can imagine a program
>checking whether /sys exists and doing something depending on the

/nt will have the same problem as any other name that is chosen to live
in the root - it could easily conflict with a pre-existing directory.


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