kern/102127: [PATCH] Simple comment fixes

Eric Anderson anderson at
Wed Aug 16 04:00:33 UTC 2006

>Number:         102127
>Category:       kern
>Synopsis:       [PATCH] Simple comment fixes
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
>State:          open
>Class:          doc-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Aug 16 04:00:31 GMT 2006
>Originator:     Eric Anderson
>Release:        6-STABLE
FreeBSD 6.1-STABLE FreeBSD 6.1-STABLE #30: Sun Aug 13 21:32:40 CDT 2006     a at b:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/NEUTRINO  i386

The comments are slightly incorrect.  Does not quite read correctly, and isn't exactly true.
Read the source code.

--- sys/sys/dirent.h    7 Apr 2004 04:19:49 -0000       1.14
+++ sys/sys/dirent.h    16 Aug 2006 03:46:59 -0000
@@ -82,7 +82,7 @@
  * The _GENERIC_DIRSIZ macro gives the minimum record length which will hold
- * the directory entry.  This requires the amount of space in struct direct
+ * the directory entry.  This returns the amount of space in struct dirent
  * without the d_name field, plus enough space for the name with a terminating
  * null byte (dp->d_namlen+1), rounded up to a 4 byte boundary.


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