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Feature #11486

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clarify mac_register(9S) life time

Added by Robert Mustacchi almost 3 years ago. Updated almost 3 years ago.

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manpage - manual pages
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From talking with Joshua Clulow who was working on a GLDv3 driver, it became clear that the manual pages for mac don't clarify that you can free the mac_register_t * function immediately after calling mac_register(9F). We should clarify the manuals to make this explicit.

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Updated by Electric Monk almost 3 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed

git commit 8c732929c6c71eb2de940ee265460cfb89b887f7

commit  8c732929c6c71eb2de940ee265460cfb89b887f7
Author: Robert Mustacchi <rm@joyent.com>
Date:   2019-08-07T17:04:05.000Z

    11485 mac_alloc(9F) RETURN VALUES refers to wrong function
    11486 clarify mac_register(9S) life time
    11487 mac(9E) should discuss the goal of aligning the IP header
    Reviewed by: Toomas Soome <tsoome@me.com>
    Reviewed by: Randy Fishel <randyf@sibernet.com>
    Approved by: Gordon Ross <gwr@nexenta.com>

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