KS2007: The greater kernel ecosystem and user-space APIs
Posted Sep 11, 2007 18:41 UTC (Tue) by nix
Parent article: KS2007: The greater kernel ecosystem and user-space APIs
[...] the man pages, as currently written, document the system call
interface as presented by the C library. But the API exported directly by
the kernel can be different, and often is. Which API should be documented?
There's already a scheme for this, and long has been. The syscall docs go
into section 2: the docs for the C interface go into section 3.
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