Re: [PATCH] ptrace: add ability to retrieve signals withoutremoving from a queue (v2)

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Mon Feb 25 2013 - 17:37:39 EST

On Mon, 25 Feb 2013 23:28:11 +0100
"Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)" <mtk.manpages@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > Please, document the interface *completely* so that others can review
> > the design and can then check that the implementation matches that
> > design. As it stands, we're reduced to mind-reading.
> +1.

I suddenly feel less lonely.

> Andrey, please don't assume that people have read past mails. Even if
> they have, they're forgetful. Don't make people hunt down old mails to
> try to put the pieces together. The changelog should include a full
> description of the interface, and also the sample user-space code that
> you showed at some point in another mail.

If there's sample userspace code, there are all sorts of good reasons
for putting that into tools/testing/selftests/your-name-here/

> That may help you get better
> review, and it will certainly help make a better man page.

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