MFC for sysctl descriptions
andy at evo6.org
Sat Apr 19 07:36:29 PDT 2003
A slight mistake on my part.
The patch attached to the previous email did not include
the updated sysctl.8 manpage (although the link was correct).
The updated patch is attached this time :)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Andy Gilligan" <andy at evo6.org>
To: <stable at freebsd.org>
Sent: Saturday, April 19, 2003 3:12 PM
Subject: MFC for sysctl descriptions
> Hello everyone... :)
> I liked the idea of having descriptions for various
> sysctl oid's in -CURRENT, so I have created a patch
> to merge these over to -STABLE.
> I am unsure as to how much work has already gone into
> bringing this to -STABLE, but as the descriptions
> already exist in the source, I am fairly confident that
> it was planned at some point.
> All I can really ask is that someone with more knowledge
> than myself about the sysctl internals have a brief look
> at my patch to see if it is viable.
> On my system (4.8-STABLE), everything seems to work, and
> there have been no adverse effects from it.
> (That I am aware of at least)
> The patch is attached to this email, and is also available
> at: http://evo6.org/sysctl-mfc.patch
> I hope someone may find this useful. :)
> Very best regards,
> Andy Gilligan
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