docs/39214: No my(4) man page
hmp at FreeBSD.ORG
Sat May 17 17:25:56 UTC 2003
On Sat, May 17, 2003 at 12:12:45PM -0400, Tom Rhodes wrote:
> On Sat, 17 May 2003 08:04:17 +0300
> Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > On 2003-05-16 13:18, Hiten Pandya <hmp at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > >On Fri, May 16, 2003 at 03:56:37PM -0400, Tom Rhodes wrote:
> > >> - Another thing you could do, to expand on the page a
> > >> little bit is add a .Sh FILES section and list the two files:
> > >>
> > >> .Pa /usr/src/sys/dev/my/if_my.c
> > >> and
> > >> .Pa /usr/src/sys/dev/my/if_myreg.h
> > >>
> > >> and add a small description of them.
> > >
> > > Ok, a FILES section sounds a like a good idea. 8-)
> > I'm not sure, but it's your work so don't let me stop you from doing
> > useful things. The only manpages in section 4 that mention files
> > under /usr/src are vlan.4 and vinum.4. Drivers aren't very likely to
> > move around in the tree but I don't feel very comfortable with paths
> > being hardwired in manpages unless it's absolutely unavoidable.
> > You should probably ask DES, Ruslan, Bruce Evans or another experienced
> > src-hacker before doing this.
> /me puts Ruslan mask on.
> [ snip }
> Thus Giorgos is correct in this notion.
Right, I thought about it after sending the mail and browsing
some well know man pages, like fxp(4) and xl(4), and since I
couldn't find any decent man page with a FILES section in
section 4, I just dropped the idea, also, it saved me the time
of the whole Review-Change-GoBackToStep1 process. 8-)
-- Hiten (hmp at FreeBSD.ORG)
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