Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/sys/sys
To: None <email@example.com>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/20/2005 15:06:47
> >> This is probably a very stupid question, but... what I wonder is how to
> >> get a "struct device foodev" that way,
> > you can't. you don't need to do so, if you make it really opaque.
> What does "opaque" mean? I wonder where all those things come from that
> these pointers point to... X-)
> (Yes, I'm aware that this is a very newbie question... I fetched myself a
> bloody nose again trying to dig into our kernel, and still have no real
> idea where to start; I'm aware that this is probably not the best point?)
it isn't kernel-specific at all.
eg. you don't need to know members or size of FILE when using stdio.