Code review comment for lp:~epics-core/epics-base/ioc-shutdown

Andrew Johnson (anj) wrote :

On 12/04/2013 03:49 AM, Ralph Lange wrote:
>> The documentation branch does not cover all the changes made here,
>> it only talks about the modifications to the callback subsystem.
> If you are talking about the Application Developer's Guide, this
> change is IMHO the only one that is part of an API that Application
> Developers use.

8.6.4 documents asInit(), so should mention asShutdown() nearby.
15.8.1 documents dbCaLinkInit(), so should mention dbCaShutdown(). Mea
culpa that it doesn't cover dbCaRun() or dbCaPause(), although they are
mentioned in section 7.
17.3 documents scanInit(), so should mention scanShutdown() nearby.
10.5 documents errlogInit(), so should mention errlogShutdown() nearby.

> Base development and internal APIs are not supposed to be covered by
> this document, correct?

Maybe, but as demonstrated above the documentation already covers
several internal APIs. If we don't modify those sections when we're
updating the code, the existing docs could start to contain wrong
information, which is a Bad Thing™ and may lead to Broken Window Syndrome.

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