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SubjectRe: ANOTHER modest proposal -- We need a documentation package
On Wed, Jan 30, 2002 at 07:03:05AM -0800, Dana Lacoste wrote:
> Take linux/Documentation and split it into a separate package.
> that way Linus doesn't need to care about documentation, it can
> be maintained separately. Having documentation packages co-released
> with the kernel, but separately maintained would fix this problem,
> would it not?

Alas this would simply make it more difficult for me to update things.
For example I update Documentation/networking/8139too.txt each time
there is a corresponding update to drivers/net/8139too.c. Having to go
from current situation to patching two totally separate trees would be a
PITA and regression from current workflow.


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