Accessing native NT namespace as filesystem

Christopher Faylor
Thu Sep 2 21:52:00 GMT 2010

On Thu, Sep 02, 2010 at 10:50:48PM +0100, Andy Koppe wrote:
>On 2 September 2010 22:32, Larry Hall wrote:
>> On 9/2/2010 5:26 PM, Andy Koppe wrote:
>>> Eric Blake wrote:
>>>> On the other hand, /nt is less likely to conflict with user expectations
>>>> than /sys or /devices (since those have other meanings on other systems,
>>>> but
>>>> /nt is new).
>>>> If it were up to me, right now I'm liking the name /proc/nt/.
>>> Me too. Yay, bikeshedding. :)
>> Other than its brevity, I don't see an advantage of "nt" over "windows" or
>> something more obvious/descriptive that we're dealing with Windows-specific
>> stuff here. ??But perhaps I'm the only one who thinks the "NT" nomenclature
>> for the Windows architecture is fading fast.
>/proc/nt seems apt because NT namespace is the official name for the
>thingy under consideration:
>Also, there are Windowses without NT, and theoretically at least there
>could be NTs without Windows.

Hello all of you AOL users!

I sorta like /proc/nt too.


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