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3KSTAT manual pages could be clearer about data life time

Added by Robert Mustacchi about 1 year ago. Updated about 1 year ago.

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Normal
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manpage - manual pages
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100%

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Description

Some of the manual pages for libkstat such as kstat_lookup(3KSTAT) and kstat_chain_update(3KSTAT) are not as clear as they could be regarding the life time of the data that they return and how they invalidate the pointers returned. This clarifies a bit around that.

#1

Updated by Joshua M. Clulow about 1 year ago

  • Subject changed from 3KSTAT manual pages could be clearear about data life time to 3KSTAT manual pages could be clearer about data life time
#2

Updated by Robert Mustacchi about 1 year ago

I tested this with man(1).

#3

Updated by Electric Monk about 1 year ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • % Done changed from 90 to 100

git commit 9e88c82d66b3fb22f1b1f25cbc4632977358de62

commit  9e88c82d66b3fb22f1b1f25cbc4632977358de62
Author: Robert Mustacchi <rm@fingolfin.org>
Date:   2020-04-02T13:26:54.000Z

    12446 3KSTAT manual pages could be clearer about data life time
    Reviewed by: Peter Tribble <peter.tribble@gmail.com>
    Reviewed by: Yuri Pankov <ypankov@fastmail.com>
    Approved by: Joshua M. Clulow <josh@sysmgr.org>

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