Subject: Re: Rationale for converting if list to TAILQ
To: Niklas Hallqvist <email@example.com>
From: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/30/1995 11:15:52
Niklas Hallqvist writes:
> >>>>> "Chris" == Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@lagavulin.pdl.cs.cmu.ed
> Chris> So, i think the answer is "because the queue macros were there,
> Chris> and because they should be used (where feasible) for all of the
> Chris> lists in the kernel."
> Haven't got it availabale so I couldn't check myself: Is this in the
> KNF style guide? If not, wouldn't it be good to put it there.
More importantly, it would be nice if someone documented all the
various common kernel tools and utilities (memory allocators, macros,
data structure tools, etc).
Man pages might be in order -- anyone for a Section 9: internal kernel
documentation and kernel routines?