Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/share/man/man9
To: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 10/24/2005 10:40:32
On Oct 24, 2005, at 10:12 AM, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> This documentation also is the direct result of one of my SoC projects
> stalling for about a week as the student assumed bno was in device
> and then nothing worked. When he switched it to DEV_BSIZE blocks,
> started working.
> I strongly believe that we need enough documentation so that someone
> looking at this man page can figure out what units to use for blkno
> bread() and bwrite().
I agree with Bill 100% here. We might not like the current
situation, but we should at least document it.
(I also agree with Chuq that we should simply switch to using bytes
for this everywhere...)