[Lazarus] Process ID

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Thu Sep 13 20:46:21 CEST 2012


On 13.09.2012 18:14, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
> Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
>> On 13/09/12 16:48, J├╝rgen Hestermann wrote:>> Okay.> Didn't know that.
>> Everything in Linux can be access via "what looks like a file system".
>> eg: com ports, printer ports, usb, sound card etc.
>
> Not quite: network (e.g. Ethernet) interfaces and SCSI/USB devices that
> don't fit a known class have their own namespaces, and despite being
> shown by e.g. lsof sockets don't have names at all (but information
> about them might be exposed in /proc). I think that Plan-9 tries to
> associate absolutely everything with a name, and working from memory the
> same /might/ apply to curiosities like Helios.
>

And on Windows NT based systems everything is an object :) [Note: I'm 
talking about the API exposed by the NT kernel here, not the WinAPI]

Regards,
Sven




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