My effort to learn Linux kernel development

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at
Sat Jul 24 15:38:12 EDT 2021

On Sat, 24 Jul 2021, Constantine Shulyupin wrote:

> On Thu, 22 Jul 2021 at 17:57, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at> wrote:
> >   as the tech editor of the r. love kernel book, i can safely say that
> > there are no really current kernel books out there anymore -- the best
> > docs are the in-kernel ones.
> >
> >   also, if you want to get started mucking with the kernel and
> > submitting patches, consider improving the documentation -- there is a
> > lot of documentation that is at least a little out of date and could
> > use all the help it can get, and that's an easy and safe way to get
> > started getting your name into the kernel git log.
> Here is an attempt to write a new
> What do you think?

no. just ... no. if you want to invest your time in writing docs, work
on the in-kernel docs. and i speak as someone who wrote a lot of docs
and kept them at my own web site for years until i realized that was


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