Re: cvs commit: src/lib/libc/gen exec.3

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <>
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 12:11:28 +0200
In message <>, Bruce Evans writes:
>On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> phk         2003/06/17 01:57:37 PDT
>>   FreeBSD src repository
>>   Modified files:
>>     lib/libc/gen         exec.3
>>   Log:
>>   Fix the execle(3) synopsis to include the environment pointer.
>This just breaks the execle(3) synopsis again.  Synopsises for functions
>are C prototypes.  The synopsis for execle() wasn't a prototype in
>rev.1.1, but was fixed in rev.1.5.

I disagree: we don't run manual pages through C-compilers, we run
them through brains, and they should be optimized for that rather
than for the compilers that never see them.

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