Re: kernel config

Russell Nelson (
Sun, 23 Jul 95 22:50 EDT

Date: Sat, 22 Jul 1995 03:40:44 -0700 (PDT)
From: Jim Lynch <>
On Thu, 20 Jul 1995 wrote:

> Proper documentation of the sources is more important, in my opinion. ;-)

I definitely agree! This is MUCH more important! I'd like to see uncompressed
source trees double in size with inline documentation alone!

Y'all probably know that I take a good look at every patch, and I can
safely (but not not completely accurately) say that there have been
about a hundred lines worth of comment-only patches since 1.1.13.

I suspect that this is caused by a lack of submissions. Look at it
from Linus's point of view: what could be more safe to incorporate,
than a patch which only changes comments. At least, I can't imagine
him refusing a comment-only patch, so I guess he hasn't gotten any.

If you want a job done; do it yourself. That's why I've been writing
kernel summaries.

-russ <>
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