Re: [PATCH net-next 0/2] docs: net: Convert netdev-FAQ to RST

From: Tobin C. Harding
Date: Wed Jul 25 2018 - 18:31:41 EST

On Wed, Jul 25, 2018 at 08:14:15AM -0600, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Jul 2018 13:28:10 +1000
> "Tobin C. Harding" <me@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Since I've already botched it can I ask for guidance here. The problem
> > is updating the links means making changes that will cause merge
> > conflicts if they go through net-dev tree (since most references are in
> > Documentation/*.rst). But we can't go through docs tree either since
> > that could lead to merge conflicts later as well.
> Merge conflicts are a way of life in Documentation/ - everybody messes
> with it. They are usually pretty easy to resolve.
> I only see a handful of references to netdev-FAQ.txt in the tree; I would
> suggest just making the change and being done with it. There shouldn't be
> any need to do a more complicated dance than that.

Ok, I'll re-spin with all references fixed.

> And to answer your other question, yes of course it's fine (and expected)
> for this to go through Dave's tree.

And accept abuse for all merge conflicts in person at Plumbers in November :)