Subject: Re: mib list in sysctl.8
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Pavel Cahyna <email@example.com>
Date: 10/22/2006 11:48:23
On Sun, Oct 22, 2006 at 11:40:28AM +0200, Elad Efrat wrote:
> YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
> > unless anyone objects, i'll remove the list of mibs in sysctl.8 because:
> > - sysctl(8) shouldn't have any knowledge about each particular mibs
> > these days.
> > - it's somewhat redundant. cf. sysctl.3 and kernel (sysctl -d).
> please remove it.
We should have a documentation for sysctl MIBs that is inluded in man.tgz
and uses MIB names, not the constants. (in a new sysctl.7 ?)
I don't object against the proposed change - the list don't serve that
purpose because it does not provide any explanations.