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

Shuah Khan skhan at linuxfoundation.org
Tue Jun 18 15:04:36 UTC 2019

On 6/18/19 7:39 AM, Greg KH wrote:
> 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 :)

Adding Platform driver maintainers Darren Hart and Andy Shevchenko, and
Compal laptop maintainer Cezary Jackiewicz to the discussion.

+ platform-driver-x86 at vger.kernel.org

Hi Darren, Andy, and Cezary,

Would it be okay to remove the x86-laptop-drivers.txt or should it be
converted to .rst and kept around?

-- Shuah

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