Wikibook Linux kernel
constantine.shulyupin at gmail.com
Fri Jun 25 15:27:09 EDT 2021
Thank you, Ted, for pointing to https://wiki.kernel.org/.
Out of 29 wikis 8 are outdated. Here is a summary:
On Thu, 6 May 2021 at 17:18, Theodore Ts'o <tytso at mit.edu> wrote:
> On Thu, May 06, 2021 at 01:58:35PM +0300, Constantine Shulyupin wrote:
> > Dear Linux kernel documentation writers and readers:
> > Writing Linux documentation is a huge complex collaborative process.
> > To make it better I invite you to contribute to
> > https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/The_Linux_Kernel
> There are some wiki's that are available at *.wiki.kernel.org. For
> example, ext4.wiki.kernel.org. We've largely abandoned it, in favor
> of using Documentation in the kernel sources, because if you leave it
> "updated by anyone", unless you have people constantly watching for
> spam or trash updates which have to be reverted, it quickly becomes a
> mess. Or you can keep tight control over who you give accounts to,
> but then it doesn't get updated all that often.
> Keeping the documentation in sync with the kernel sources means it's
> much more likely for the documentation to be updated when the kernel
> is updated, and so for example we've migrated:
> with the sources available at:
> ... and been much happier with the result.
> - Ted
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