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Re: CVS commit: src/lib/libc/stdio

On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 08:29:34AM +0300, Jukka Ruohonen wrote:
 > > Yes. The trouble is that because libraries and headers don't match up,
 > > you need to parse headers to extract the lists, and that seems likely
 > > to end up being delicate and a constant source of annoyance. 
 > How about the section 4 manual pages?
 > Being systematically out-of-date, those are "useful" in a way that old
 > phonebook might be "useful".
 > I believe Hubert extracted the supported chips via a script in iic(4).
 > Although it captured a lot of devices that do not have a manual page,
 > the idea is there.

If it can be done reliably, it seems like a good idea. If it's not so
reliable, crosschecking is better.

Processing files.* with shell scripts is (for now at least), probably
reliable; parsing C is less so...

David A. Holland

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