DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2003-08
Re: Preliminary restructuring layout (was Re: sys/ tree re-structuring proposal)
-On [20030808 11:22], Hiten Pandya (hmp@xxxxxxxx) wrote:
> Ok, I apologise if I sounded a little too harsh on the "waste of
> time" bit; but what I actually mean, is that we should split up
> developer's handbook into two main parts:
No offense taken.
> 1) Programming on DragonFly BSD (very less kernel stuff)
> this guide would be the stuff which the developer's
> handbook currently has minus the intricate kernel parts.
> 2) Internals of DragonFly BSD (i.e., how system calls
> work, as Bill said, Interrupt handling, message passing
> and that sort of thing -- i.e. the intricate stuff.
> That is the one I actually mean; I thought it was linux-mm.org,
> but naturally, I was wrong. 8-)
The content is definately well done, the format, however, is quite
horrendous, but that's just me. :)
[snip, splitting docs into two parts]
> Yes, that is what I actually mean.
Good, then we agree.
> I have already asked Matt is I can create a Documentation/
> folder in the root of the CVS tree; just like there is one in
> the Linux kernel source tree.
I'd prefer lower case, to keep consistent.
> Once I/You/Matt create it, we can just dump things in text
> format into that folder, and then from that we can create the
Matt, how do you like that idea of a programmer to documentation writer?
>> You do your thing, I'll do mine, as I like to put it.
> I am sorry I don't understand this bit (in this context).
Quite simple: you code, I write. (Meant in a more general way though,
not specifically aimed at you, guess I should have made myself clearer.)
> Yep, maybe splitting it into a User/Admin guide, but not really
> sure on this one.
Possibly. I'll take a peek at that.
> Once again, I apologise if you got the wrong meaning on ``waste
> of time'', I really didn't mean it in a bad way, but yes, it did
> sound a little harsh, sorry.
No harm done, just be careful which words you choose though. ;)
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