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Re: network manpages was Re: is UDP_CORK "real"

To: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: network manpages was Re: is UDP_CORK "real"
From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxx>
Date: 29 Apr 2005 17:29:39 +0200
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2005 17:29:39 +0200
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On Wed, Apr 27, 2005 at 11:43:23AM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> On 27 Apr 2005 14:26:48 +0200
> Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > It would be nice of course if David could enforce a policy
> > to require a manpage patch for new ioctls/socket options etc.
> > in the future, then such documentation lag would not happen.
> 
> I could easily do this if the files were in the kernel tree
> itself, but since it's external it's not so easy to do.

Hmm, you could ask them at least to submit a patch.

> 
> Why don't we put them into the kernel tree?  They are just
> small documents and I bet they will stay in sync better if
> they were moved into the kernel tree.

Well, you have to talk to Michael who maintains them now.
I personally think it would be a good idea, yes.

-Andi


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