Here is a patch to allow the sysctl interface to export byte values properly. This is sometimes needed if certain hardware needs to store a value as a byte in a struct. The sysctl interface would assume that the value is an 'int', with extraneous bits coming from neighbouring fields. This change adds a byte handler that internally converts unsigned bytes to ints, and then exports them to sysctl like a regular unsigned integer.
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Whomever will put that into the tree at one point (perhaps with a
consumer), needs to to the V_irtualizing first.
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Status: In Progress Changed: (is less than) 2014-06-01
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