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Re: kern/32430: genfs lacking documentation
The following reply was made to PR kern/32430; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Jukka Ruohonen <jruohonen%iki.fi@localhost>
Cc: reinoud%NetBSD.org@localhost, Julian Fagir <gnrp%komkon2.de@localhost>
Subject: Re: kern/32430: genfs lacking documentation
Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2011 14:37:00 +0300
On Sat, Jun 11, 2011 at 11:25:03AM +0000, Julian Fagir wrote:
> The ticket should remain open, no matter if this stub is commited or not.
Sure. The conclusion from the previous discussion round was:
1. Write section 4 pages for each file system (or fs component);
i.e. e.g. tmpfs(4), mfs(4), genfs(4), and so on.
2. When appropriate, append the section 4 pages with the layout and
used structures; i.e. e.g. tmpfs(5), mfs(5), ffs(5), and so on.
3. Write section 9 pages for the actual KPI.
4. Once the above are done, consider a summary page.
The case (1) is doable without too dense file system hacking background, and
I happy to commit each well-written page. This can include, for instance,
general description and notes, pros & cons, history, authors, pointers to
further documentation, and so on. The case (3) obviously requires some
background in actual file system programming.
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