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From: Alexei Starovoitov <alexei.starovoitov@gmail.com>
To: Alejandro Colomar <alx.manpages@gmail.com>, bpf <bpf@vger.kernel.org>
Cc: "Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)" <mtk.manpages@gmail.com>,
	linux-man <linux-man@vger.kernel.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	libc-alpha@sourceware.org, gcc-patches@gcc.gnu.org
Subject: Re: [RFC] bpf.2: Use standard types and attributes
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 16:20:26 -0700
Message-ID: <CAADnVQLf4qe3Hj7cjBUCY4wXb9t2ZjUt=Z=JuygRY0LNNHWAoA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210423230609.13519-1-alx.manpages@gmail.com>

On Fri, Apr 23, 2021 at 4:15 PM Alejandro Colomar
<alx.manpages@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Some manual pages are already using C99 syntax for integral
> types 'uint32_t', but some aren't.  There are some using kernel
> syntax '__u32'.  Fix those.
>
> Some pages also document attributes, using GNU syntax
> '__attribute__((xxx))'.  Update those to use the shorter and more
> portable C2x syntax, which hasn't been standardized yet, but is
> already implemented in GCC, and available through either --std=c2x
> or any of the --std=gnu... options.
>
> Signed-off-by: Alejandro Colomar <alx.manpages@gmail.com>
> ---
>  man2/bpf.2 | 47 +++++++++++++++++++++++------------------------
>  1 file changed, 23 insertions(+), 24 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/man2/bpf.2 b/man2/bpf.2
> index 6e1ffa198..204f01bfc 100644
> --- a/man2/bpf.2
> +++ b/man2/bpf.2
> @@ -188,39 +188,38 @@ commands:
>  .EX
>  union bpf_attr {
>      struct {    /* Used by BPF_MAP_CREATE */
> -        __u32         map_type;
> -        __u32         key_size;    /* size of key in bytes */
> -        __u32         value_size;  /* size of value in bytes */
> -        __u32         max_entries; /* maximum number of entries
> -                                      in a map */
> +        uint32_t    map_type;
> +        uint32_t    key_size;    /* size of key in bytes */
> +        uint32_t    value_size;  /* size of value in bytes */
> +        uint32_t    max_entries; /* maximum number of entries
> +                                    in a map */

Nack.
The man page should describe the kernel api the way it is in .h file.

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Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <20210423230609.13519-1-alx.manpages@gmail.com>
2021-04-23 23:20 ` Alexei Starovoitov [this message]
2021-04-24 17:56   ` Alejandro Colomar (man-pages)
2021-04-25 16:52     ` Alexei Starovoitov
2021-04-25 19:12       ` Zack Weinberg
2021-04-24 20:43   ` David Laight
2021-04-25 19:16     ` Zack Weinberg
2021-04-25 21:09       ` David Laight
2021-05-04 11:05 ` [RFC v2] " Alejandro Colomar
2021-05-04 14:12   ` Alexei Starovoitov
2021-05-04 14:24     ` Greg KH
2021-05-04 15:53       ` Alejandro Colomar (man-pages)
2021-05-04 16:06         ` Greg KH
2021-05-04 18:37           ` Zack Weinberg
2021-05-04 18:54             ` Alejandro Colomar (man-pages)
2021-05-04 19:45               ` Florian Weimer
2021-05-04 19:59                 ` Alejandro Colomar (man-pages)
2021-05-05  8:23                 ` David Laight
2021-05-05 22:22                   ` Joseph Myers
2021-05-04 20:06               ` Daniel Borkmann
2021-05-04 20:16                 ` Alejandro Colomar (man-pages)
2021-05-04 20:33                 ` Zack Weinberg
2021-05-04 21:23                   ` Alexei Starovoitov
2021-05-15 19:01               ` [PATCH v3] " Alejandro Colomar
2021-05-16  9:16                 ` Alejandro Colomar (man-pages)
2021-05-17 18:56                   ` Daniel Borkmann
2021-05-21 11:12                     ` Alejandro Colomar
2021-05-04 16:08         ` [RFC v2] " Daniel Borkmann

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