[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] Documentation: fs: Convert xfs-delayed-logging-design.txt to ReSt

Jonathan Corbet corbet at lwn.net
Tue Aug 6 17:46:40 UTC 2019


On Tue, 6 Aug 2019 10:03:23 +0100
Sheriff Esseson <sheriffesseson at gmail.com> wrote:

> Convert xfs-delayed-logging-design.txt to ReST and fix broken references.
> The enumerations at "Lifecycle Changes" breaks because of lines begining with
> "<", treat as diagrams.

[...]

> @@ -27,14 +30,18 @@ written to disk after change D, we would see in the log the following series
>  of transactions, their contents and the log sequence number (LSN) of the
>  transaction:
>  
> +        ============           =========        ==============
>  	Transaction		Contents	LSN
> +        ============           =========        ==============
>  	   A			   A		   X
>  	   B			  A+B		  X+n
>  	   C			 A+B+C		 X+n+m
>  	   D			A+B+C+D		X+n+m+o
>  	    <object written to disk>
> -	   E			   E		   Y (> X+n+m+o)
> +        ------------------------------------------------------
> +	   E			   E		Y (> X+n+m+o)
>  	   F			  E+F		  Y+p
> +        ============           =========        ==============

So this is really more of a diagram than a table; I'd suggest just using a
literal block like you did elsewhere.

[...]

>  Lifecycle Changes
> +=================
>  
> -The existing log item life cycle is as follows:
> +The existing log item life cycle is as follows::
>  
>  	1. Transaction allocate
>  	2. Transaction reserve

This, instead, is a proper outline.  I guess the literal block is OK, but
it feels like we could do better.

Thanks,

jon


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