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Re: [PATCH] [RFC] xfs: wire up aio_fsync method

To: "Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)" <mtk.manpages@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [RFC] xfs: wire up aio_fsync method
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2014 07:01:59 -0700
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-man@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 11:06:55PM +0200, Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) wrote:
> > Talking about documentation:  The kernel aio manpages (io_*.2) seems
> > to not really be very useful, mostly because they don't explain how
> > to set up the iocbs.  Michael, any idea how to get started to improve
> > this?
> 
> Well, it just needs someone knowledgeable to fill the gaps, and
> perhaps add an example program. I don't have that knowledge 
> offhand myself...

Dave pointed out that there actually are man pages for the ops, they
just come with libaio instead of the man-pages project.  I'll send you
a patch to refer to them.

The libaio man pages could also use some work, I'll see if I can find
time for that as well.

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