[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] doc: listRCU: Add some more listRCU patterns in the kernel

Joel Fernandes joel at joelfernandes.org
Fri Dec 6 01:08:06 UTC 2019


On Thu, Dec 05, 2019 at 08:44:18PM +0530, Amol Grover wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 04, 2019 at 11:35:52AM -0500, Joel Fernandes wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 04, 2019 at 08:47:29AM -0700, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
> > > On Wed, 4 Dec 2019 10:39:58 -0500
> > > Joel Fernandes <joel at joelfernandes.org> wrote:
> > > 
> > > > Actually I had asked Amol privately to add the backticks. It appeared
> > > > super weird in my browser when some function calls were rendered
> > > > monospace while others weren't. Not all functions were successfully
> > > > cross referenced for me. May be it is my kernel version?
> > > 
> > > If you have an example of a failure to cross-reference a function that
> > > has kerneldoc comments *that are included in the toctree*, I'd like to see
> > > it; that's a bug.
> > > 
> > > Changing the font on functions without anything to cross-reference to is
> > > easy enough and should probably be done; I'll look into it when I get a
> > > chance.
> > 
> > I tried on a different machine (my work machine) and the cross-referencing is
> > working fine. So I am not sure if this could be something related to Sphinx
> > version or I had used an older kernel tree before. This kernel tree is
> > Linus's master.
> > 
> 
> This is great! I'll remove the "``" from function text and send in the
> updated version. However, should I leave in the "``CONSTANTS``" and
> "``variables``"? They dont' have any kernel docs to be cross-referenced
> with and also make them distinguishable from the normal text.

I think you should.

thanks,

 - Joel



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