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Re: Updating dtrace(1) man page
On Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 9:49 PM, Christos Zoulas <christos%zoulas.com@localhost> wrote:
> On Jun 6, 8:37pm, er.abhinav.upadhyay%gmail.com@localhost (Abhinav Upadhyay) wrote:
> -- Subject: Re: Updating dtrace(1) man page
> | On Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 1:56 AM, Christos Zoulas <christos%astron.com@localhost> wrote:
> | > In article <CAHwRYJ=NDeuJMWj4r4mTY5DnC4VtSxUhP2GdqU-5N_KNX1VM4Q%mail.gmail.com@localhost>,
> | > Abhinav Upadhyay <er.abhinav.upadhyay%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
> | >>Hi,
> | >>
> | >>The dtrace(1) man page currently seems to be a vanilla copy of what is
> | >>shipped with Solaris. For example it says that dtrace is a tracing
> | >>framework for Solaris. Similarly, it has references to Solaris
> | >>specific tools (isainfo -b) and documentation (Solaris Dynamic Tracing
> | >>guide).
> | >>
> | >>I was thinking to make a few changes to reflect that it was ported to
> | >>NetBSD from Solaris and to remove Solaris specific references. Then, I
> | >>looked at FreeBSD's dtrace(1) man page and they have already done
> | >>that. As a bonus, they have converted the man page to mdoc(7).
> | >>
> | >>I have compared our man page with theirs and everything is the same,
> | >>minus the references to Solaris specific tools and documentation.
> | >>Should we replace our man page with the FreeBSD version?
> | >
> | > Sure, go for it!
> | >
> | Is this still a go or should we wait till the import? :)
> I guess wait. When is the import happening?
I don't know, but I was thinking to have the man page updated for
NetBSD-8 as it will be the first release with dtrace enabled (if I am
correct). But at the same time I wouldn't want to create more
conflicts for the import. :)
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