[lkml]   [2007]   [Jul]   [24]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/7] lguest: documentation pt I: Preparation
On Tue, 24 Jul 2007 17:00:28 +0100 Alan Cox wrote:

> > P.S. I am currently considering a no-limericks policy for the LWN quote
> > of the week.
> The LWN quote of the week
> Is I think rather weak
> No poems allowed
> To rise from the crowd
> Its future looks terribly bleak
> More seriously the documentation looks good, and it definitely wants a
> date/release clearly mentioning so people know when it is obsolete
> > Advantage: it does keep the source code + doc text together.
> > Martin (former kernel-doc maintainer) was going to come up with
> > some way to do this, but he abandoned it.
> It's not clear to me how you then format the extracted material. It

Yes, that's certainly a challenge with the current kernel-doc script.

> doesn't really fit the kernel-doc idea of formats. It would probably be
> far easier to teach a seperate tool to rip clearly marked blocks into
> ASCII documentation files for that purpose

which is what Rusty's extract script does.

*** Remember to use Documentation/SubmitChecklist when testing your code ***
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2007-07-24 18:55    [W:0.041 / U:4.240 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site