[geeks] ps, top, etc.
mj at turner.org.za
Tue Apr 18 02:02:00 CDT 2006
On Tue, Apr 18, 2006 at 12:53:14AM -0400, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> /proc originated in Plan 9, and then was adopted by Linux.
According to all the references I can find, /proc was first implemented by
Tom J. Killian in V8. It's documented in "Processes as Files", USENIX
Summer Conference Proceedings, June 1984. Two Plan 9-related articles seem
to support this:
Michael-John Turner | http://weblogs.turner.org.za/mj/
mj at turner.org.za | Open Source in WC ZA - http://www.clug.org.za/
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