Kernel documentation: what we have and where it's going

Presented by Jonathan Corbet
Tuesday 2:20 p.m.–3 p.m.
Target audience: Developer


The Linux kernel features an extensive array of, to put it kindly, somewhat disorganized documentation. A significant effort is underway to make things better, though. This talk will review the state of kernel documentation, cover the changes that are being made (including the adoption of a new system for formatted documentation), and discuss how interested developers can help.

Presented by

Jonathan Corbet

Jonathan Corbet is the kernel documentation maintainer, co-founder of (and the author of its Kernel Page), a member of the Linux Foundation's Technical Advisory Board, and the lead author of Linux Device Drivers, Third Edition. He lives in Boulder, Colorado, USA.

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