Subject: Re: humanize_number again
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Tomas Svensson <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/04/2002 18:55:18
Hello Simon,

Monday, March 04, 2002, 4:03:29 AM, you wrote:

SB> Tomas Svensson wrote:

>> I got no feedback at all on the humanize_number(3) function that I
>> submitted before (PR#15508), which is a bit strange considering how
>> many people that suggested it...
>> I admit that I did submit it in the wrong category (bin instead of lib)
>> and it's not a complete ready-to-go patch, but I don't know where to
>> put the flag defines and the function prototype, maybe creating a
>> /usr/include/humanize.h would be the best?

SB> Maybe it might be better in libutil rather than libc?  In that case the
SB> prototype can live in /usr/include/util.h.

SB> Also, your version doesn't include any copyright info (including the
SB> copyright that applies to the kernel version).

Sounds like a good idea. I submitted a new patch to PR 15508 that is
adding humanize_number.c, humanize_number.3 to libutil and updates
util.3, util.h and the Makefile.