blackend at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jan 5 19:11:48 UTC 2004
On Mon, Jan 05, 2004 at 01:45:34PM -0500, Tom Rhodes wrote:
> I've read over the comments made by Brooks Davis and must agree
> that listing every device will be tedious if not annoying. But
> if you look over the uscanner manual page it has a ton of devices
> listed also. For the time you put into the release and hardware
> notes, Bruce, you are to be soluted; I just cannot think of a
> better alternative right now. We have the hardware notes, we
> condence them by adding to the manual pages, now we have the
> possibility of having bloated manual pages. It's a never-ending
> Off the top of my head, while it isn't the best idea in the world,
> a single manual page with all the USB devices might be an option.
> Something like usbdevs.4, and perhaps the ability to link to a
> specific section via the hardware notes. Or just the manual page
> with a simple comment:
> "Due to the overwhelming amount of USB devices FreeBSD supports,
> a single manual page was added to list them all. Please scan through
> this list for your specific device."
This is a good idea and easy to set up.
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