Subject: Re: metahook(9)
To: Alan Barrett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 06/15/2006 09:52:20
On Thu, 15 Jun 2006, Alan Barrett wrote:
> Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2006 11:57:43 +0200
> From: Alan Barrett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: tech-kern@NetBSD.org
> Subject: Re: metahook(9)
> On Thu, 15 Jun 2006, Elad Efrat wrote:
>> YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
>>> i meant "filesystem-specific" == "can't be used anything other than
>>> filesystems". sorry if it was confusing.
>> Can you please give an example of what else it can be used by?
>> This code was written for a single purpose so maybe I have overlooked
>> some other potential uses; an example would be best.
> When I saw the name "metahook", I imagined that powerhooks,
> shutdownhooks, and most other kinds of hooks, could all be
> re-implemented in terms of metahooks. If that's not the case, then I
> think the name "metahook" is poorly chosen.
> --apb (Alan Barrett)