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From: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
To: Chun-Hung Tseng <henrybear327@gmail.com>
Cc: jmseyas@dit.upm.es, linux-doc@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, henrybear327@gmail.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] Documentation: Update details of The Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2021 11:17:34 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <877dggrq6p.fsf@meer.lwn.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210819031407.17044-1-henrybear327@gmail.com>

Chun-Hung Tseng <henrybear327@gmail.com> writes:

> Recently, the content and examples of the book "The Linux Kernel Module
> Programming Guide" are being actively maintained and added on Github[1].
> Currently, the book is being regularly built into webpage and pdf
> file using Github static page[2].
>
> [1]: https://github.com/sysprog21/lkmpg
> [2]: https://sysprog21.github.io/lkmpg/
>
> Signed-off-by: Chun-Hung Tseng <henrybear327@gmail.com>
> ---
>  Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst | 14 ++++++++------
>  1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst b/Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst
> index 22d9ace5df2a..631a3dc04e3e 100644
> --- a/Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst
> @@ -126,15 +126,17 @@ On-line docs
>          describes how to write user-mode utilities for communicating with
>          Card Services.
>  
> -    * Title: **Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide**
> +    * Title: **The Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide**
>  
> -      :Author: Ori Pomerantz.
> -      :URL: https://tldp.org/LDP/lkmpg/2.6/html/index.html
> -      :Date: 2001
> +      :Author: Peter Jay Salzman, Michael Burian, Ori Pomerantz, Bob Mottram,
> +      Jim Huang.
> +      :URL: https://sysprog21.github.io/lkmpg/
> +      :Date: 2021
>        :Keywords: modules, GPL book, /proc, ioctls, system calls,
>          interrupt handlers .
> -      :Description: Very nice 92 pages GPL book on the topic of modules
> -        programming. Lots of examples.
> +      :Description: A very nice 93 pages GPL book on the topic of modules
> +        programming. Lots of examples. Currently the new version is being
> +        actively maintained at https://github.com/sysprog21/lkmpg.

If this book is now being consistently maintained, then the number of
pages is sure to change in short order; it seems like kind of a strange
thing to track here...?

Thanks,

jon

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-08-20 17:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-19  3:14 Chun-Hung Tseng
2021-08-19  3:29 ` Henry Tseng
2021-08-20 17:17 ` Jonathan Corbet [this message]
2021-08-20 22:24   ` Henry Tseng

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