problems in pipethrough.3
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- Subject: problems in pipethrough.3
- Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2005 03:25:09 -0500
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Problems with pipethrough.3:
1. mdoc name section is not marked up with .Nm and .Nd.
2. Random text in function synopsis confuses the doclifter parser.
--- pipethrough.3-orig 2004-11-19 10:08:31.694705904 -0500
+++ pipethrough.3 2004-11-19 10:09:11.850601280 -0500
@@ -8,20 +8,18 @@
.Dt pipethrough 3
-pipethrough \- pipe a buffer through a child command and receive two
-buffers containing the stdout and stderr output of the child process.
+.Nd pipe a buffer through a child command and receive two buffers containing the stdout and stderr output of the child process.
none -- must be included directly.
extern int pipethrough(const char *command,
const struct pipe_inbuffer *stdin_buf,
- /* out@*/ struct pipe_outbuffer *stdout_buf,
- /* out@*/ struct pipe_outbuffer *stderr_buf,
- /* out@*/ int *status);
+ struct pipe_outbuffer *stdout_buf,
+ struct pipe_outbuffer *stderr_buf,
+ int *status);
The pipethrough function executes the \fIcommand\fR via the shell. The
command's input is the data provided in \fIstdin_buf\fR. The output buffers
Eric S. Raymond
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