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LinuxJournal.com: The Linux /proc Filesystem as a Programmers' Tool

Jun 17, 2005, 20:10 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joshua Birnbaum)

"Before we begin to talk about the proc filesystem as a programming facility, we need need to establish what it actually is.

"The proc filesystem is a pseudo-filesystem rooted at /proc that contains user-accessible objects that pertain to the runtime state of the kernel and, by extension, the executing processes that run on top of it..."

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