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authorMichael Kerrisk <mtk.manpages@googlemail.com>2008-10-03 15:23:45 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2008-10-03 18:22:18 -0700
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Documentation/HOWTO: info about interface changes should CC linux-api@vger
The "Documentation" section of this file mentions that when an interface change is made, I should be CCed with info about the change (so that man-pages can document it). Additionally request that this info be CCed to the new linux-api@vger.kernel.org list. Signed-off-by: Michael Kerrisk <mtk.manpages@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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@@ -77,7 +77,8 @@ documentation files are also added which explain how to use the feature.
When a kernel change causes the interface that the kernel exposes to
userspace to change, it is recommended that you send the information or
a patch to the manual pages explaining the change to the manual pages
-maintainer at mtk.manpages@gmail.com.
+maintainer at mtk.manpages@gmail.com, and CC the list
+linux-api@vger.kernel.org.
Here is a list of files that are in the kernel source tree that are
required reading:

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