Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/share/man/man5
To: Thomas Klausner <wiz@NetBSD.org>
From: Klaus Klein <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/14/2003 14:57:48
Thomas Klausner <wiz@NetBSD.org> writes:
> On Wed, Sep 10, 2003 at 01:28:39PM -0400, Christos Zoulas wrote:
>> On Sep 10, 1:17pm, email@example.com ("Perry E. Metzger") wrote:
>> -- Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/share/man/man5
>> | firstname.lastname@example.org (Christos Zoulas) writes:
>> | > Is ucontext a file format? We can move it, but then we should move both.
>> | Yah, we probably should move both.
>> | Maybe we want to allow section 2 overview pages in addition to system
>> | calls.
>> | Perry
>> -- End of excerpt from "Perry E. Metzger"
>> Well, this needs a bit more thought... What does /etc/wizd have to say?
> I have no problem with man pages for structures or overview man pages.
> "man 2 intro" says even now:
> This section provides an overview of the system calls, their error re-
> turns, and other common definitions and concepts.
> Solaris seems to have a ucontext(3), too.
> So I'm for moving it.
I agree. One of the original reasons behind is that back when I wrote
the manual page, Solaris 2.7 was still the only game in town, and the
manual page wasn't moved from section 5 to 3 until 2.8. :-)