Re: [RFC] HOWTO do Linux kernel development

From: Greg KH
Date: Thu Nov 17 2005 - 02:14:57 EST

On Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 09:12:50AM +0100, Michael Kerrisk wrote:
> Greg,
> Under 'Documentation', there is the text:
> When new features are added to the kernel, it is recommended
> that new documentation files are also added which explain how
> to use the feature.
> Could you also add something like:
> When a new feature changes the interface that the kernel
> exposes to userland, it is recommended that you send
> information or a man-pages patch explaining the change
> to the manual pages maintainer at mtk-manpages@xxxxxxxx

Do you want to start documenting the sysfs tree interface? Do you have
man pages for all of the kernel syscalls now?

Anyway, I'll add it, as it is better to error on the side of caution


greg k-h
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