Re: [PARPORT] Backward compatibility /proc/.../parportX/hardware entry

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Thu Apr 12 2001 - 11:28:17 EDT

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    > On Thu, Apr 12, 2001 at 04:20:34PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > This problem can be solved in userspace. Mount /proc somewhere else
    > > and make a symlink farm then cat whatever crap you need to make the
    > > vmware junk work into an extra file
    > True. Come to think of it, does subterfugue help with that kind of
    > thing?

    Yes. There are a variety of other techniques possible including patching the
    binary to look in a different place. This option of course is probably illegal
    in the USA nowdays


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