Subject: Re: Rationale for converting if list to TAILQ
To: None <>
From: Darren Reed <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/01/1995 03:47:51
In some email I received from Perry E. Metzger, sie wrote:
> Niklas Hallqvist writes:
> > >>>>> "Chris" == Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@lagavulin.pdl.cs.cmu.ed
> u> writes:
> > 
> > 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?

sounds good to me...ddk anyone ? :)
not necessarily all need documenting, but the ones we should be using to
write device drivers, lkms, etc.