On Sun, Dec 02, 2007 at 01:32:37AM +0100, Pieter de Goeje wrote: >On Sunday 02 December 2007, Lennart Koopmann wrote: >> Hey everyone, >> >> i am going to port a server that i am currently working on to FreeBSD. >> I don't have much experience with FreeBSD yet. The only real big thing >> i have to change is the way some data is fetched. In the Linux version i >> read in data like the hostname, the domainname, the kernel version etc >> from /proc. >Sysctls kern.hostname and kern.version. >> >> Is there a central point to look for those values in FreeBSD? >Yes, the sysctl MIB tree. >> If not, where do i get those values? >> >> I _don't_ want to use external binaries like sysctl etc... >man 3 sysctl :)
Why not use (more portable (?)) functions instead of linux-isms or freebsd-isms? (e.g. uname, gethostname and friends vs. /proc and sysctl). -jurjen _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"