Subject: Re: 1. uiopeek? 2. hashinit/hashdone?
To: Elad Efrat <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/04/2006 14:56:38
On Sun, Jun 04, 2006 at 07:05:33PM +0200, Elad Efrat wrote:
> Chapman Flack wrote:
> > To my question about a man page for hashinit/hashdone, I received
> > one suggestion to import the man page from obsd. However, it turns
> > out that there are both obvious and subtle differences, so I simply
> Do you mind elaborating on the differences between the two
> implementations? I think you could borrow the OpenBSD hashinit(9)
> and simply adjust it.
> > wrote one to fit. Any objections?
> Lots. The purpose of a man-page is to be, first and foremost, helpful.

I don't agree with you that "helpful" means "vague".