Re: [PATCH 00/10] Documentation/Sphinx

From: Markus Heiser
Date: Tue May 31 2016 - 06:17:20 EST

Am 30.05.2016 um 23:23 schrieb Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

> Em Mon, 30 May 2016 23:05:34 +0300
> Jani Nikula <jani.nikula@xxxxxxxxx> escreveu:
>>> I worry a little bit in that reST will be only one more toolchain
>>> beside DocBook .. in the long term, kernel's documentation
>>> should get rid of all the DocBook artifacts and for this a more
>>> comprehensive solution is needed.
>> We agree on the end goal, eradicate DocBook. I must say that in my
>> experiments, apart from the media docs, almost everything converts
>> surprisingly nicely or IMO "good enough" with just the tmplcvt script in
>> this series.
> With regards to media, my plan is to merge create a topic branch based
> on Kernel 4.7-rc1 at:
> As none of the Jani's patches seem to affect the media API docs, it
> seems I don't need to merge back from Jon's -next branch.
> There, I intend to add Markus patches with the conversion from the
> DocBook to rst, plus the flat-table extension logic.
> Then, I'll work to manually fix what's needed and I'll add the
> automation scripting logic that we have at the DocBook Makefile
> to work with the new media rst files.
> Lastly, once the job's done, I'll drop Documentation/DocBook/media.
> Markus,
> With that regards, could you please send the patches to me?

Yes. What is your timeline ... is it OK if I send you a patch in the
next two weeks? ... first I wan't to finish my other work / I'am just
back from holiday .. a lot of work to do :-o


> Thanks,
> Mauro