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Re: CVS commit: src/share/man/man7
On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 12:16:36AM -0800, John Nemeth wrote:
> } In addition to the generic information in the old lkm(4) page [...]
> Silly question, but why would it go in section 4? Section 4 is
> for devices. module(4) doesn't represent any kind of device. Seems to
> me that section 7 would be the best place.
lkm(4) ended up in (4) doubtless because of this:
crw-r----- 1 root kmem 28, 0 Dec 27 2007 /dev/lkm
and although there's some precedent for other kernel-related but
non-syscall phenomena appearing in section 4, I agree that 7 is
more important question: shouldn't /dev/lkm be tagged obsolete?
David A. Holland
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