Subject: Re: howto debug kernel
To: Mike Long <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/12/1997 19:54:12
Mike Long <> writes:

> I think that changing the name of a function that is used by almost
> every file in the kernel tree, for the sake of more easily
> distinguishable manpage names, is an extremely bad idea.

Actually, this was done at one point.  It broke _every_ non-NetBSD
driver out there (porting from FreeBSD required a #define hack or a
hell of a lot of #ifdef __NetBSD__) and broke all LKMs which used