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Tuesday, October 4 • 12:15 - 13:05
Kernel Documentation: What We Have and How We'll Make it Better - Jonathan Corbet, LWN.net

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It is often said that kernel developers don't care about documentation, but the truth can be seen in the kernel repository: thousands of documentation files and tens of thousands of kernel-doc comments. The problem is that it's all a bit ... messy. Your speaker, in the role of the kernel's documentation maintainer, is trying to clean things up a bit. The talk will cover the current state of kernel documentation, what's being done to make it better, and, along the way, some of the interesting challenges that come with being a kernel subsystem maintainer in general.

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Jonathan Corbet

Executive Editor, LWN.net

Tuesday October 4, 2016 12:15 - 13:05 CEST
Charlottenburg III