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authorPaul Jackson <>2005-07-31 22:34:48 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <>2005-08-01 19:14:00 -0700
commit1caf1f0f187d99eb898bdc216de5a761740fe814 (patch)
parentfaf1668c954d24285d7b213cf1ff38fe93569f01 (diff)
[PATCH] plug MAN-PAGES maintainer in Documentation/SubmittingPatches
Improve the likelihood that someone submitting a patch will notify the MAN-PAGES maintainer. This is a follow-up to comments on the July 29 lkml email thread: "Broke nice range for RLIMIT NICE" Signed-off-by: Paul Jackson <> Cc: "Michael Kerrisk" <> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
index 6761a7b241a5..7f43b040311e 100644
--- a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
+++ b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
@@ -149,6 +149,11 @@ USB, framebuffer devices, the VFS, the SCSI subsystem, etc. See the
MAINTAINERS file for a mailing list that relates specifically to
your change.
+If changes affect userland-kernel interfaces, please send
+the MAN-PAGES maintainer (as listed in the MAINTAINERS file)
+a man-pages patch, or at least a notification of the change,
+so that some information makes its way into the manual pages.
Even if the maintainer did not respond in step #4, make sure to ALWAYS
copy the maintainer when you change their code.