In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Dima Dorfman writes: >Sheldon Hearn <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >> On (2002/07/17 01:52), Dima Dorfman wrote: >> >> > The devfs(8) manual page is a pretty good reference of the existing >> > features and semantics, but it lacks polish needed to be able to serve >> > as an introduction. >> >> Actually, I think it's brilliant. >> >> The only nits are the weird sections, which made it hard for me to find >> my way around. For example, the examples are all in an Examples >> subsection of the non-standard RULE SUBSYSTEM section, so I didn't see >> that there were examples when I first looked for them. >> >> I'd suggest the attached patch, to make it easier for manpage die-hards >> to navigate. > >The reason everything is written under subsections is that /sbin/devfs >is not, in theory, limited to just rule manipulation. I don't really >like how I did it, either, but if I write everything under "standard" >sections like you suggest, adding non-rule stuff to devfs(8) will be a >much bigger pain.
Well, given that we currently don't even have any ideas for what other functions devfs(8) might perform, I think we should make the manpage conform to normal layout until these features present themselves. -- Poul-Henning Kamp | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20 [EMAIL PROTECTED] | TCP/IP since RFC 956 FreeBSD committer | BSD since 4.3-tahoe Never attribute to malice what can adequately be explained by incompetence. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message