[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] Documentation: platform: convert x86-laptop-drivers.txt to reST

Greg KH gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Tue Jun 18 13:39:48 UTC 2019


On Tue, Jun 18, 2019 at 07:17:17AM -0600, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:41:58 +0200
> Greg KH <gregkh at linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, Jun 18, 2019 at 11:02:27AM +0530, Puranjay Mohan wrote:
> > > This converts the plain text documentation to reStructuredText format.
> > > No essential content change.
> > > 
> > > Signed-off-by: Puranjay Mohan <puranjay12 at gmail.com>
> > > ---
> > >  Documentation/platform/x86-laptop-drivers.rst | 23 +++++++++++++++++++
> > >  Documentation/platform/x86-laptop-drivers.txt | 18 ---------------
> > >  2 files changed, 23 insertions(+), 18 deletions(-)
> > >  create mode 100644 Documentation/platform/x86-laptop-drivers.rst
> > >  delete mode 100644 Documentation/platform/x86-laptop-drivers.txt  
> > 
> > Don't you also need to hook it up to the documentation build process
> > when doing this?
> 
> Hooking it into the TOC tree is a good thing, but I think it's also good
> to think about the exercise in general.  This is a document dropped into
> place five years ago and never touched again.  It's a short list of
> seemingly ancient laptops with no explanation of what it means.  So the
> real question, IMO, is whether this document is useful to anybody and, if
> not, whether it should just be deleted instead.

I bet it should be deleted, but we should ask the platform driver
maintainers first before we do that :)

thanks,

greg k-h


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