Pdfdocs !!
Hmm that would be a nice Idea to collate all the Documentation of the
kernel  into the pdfs and make a book out of it for any kernel version
we want !
Thanks !

On Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 11:51 PM, John Chludzinski
<john.chludzin...@vivaldi.net> wrote:
> The 2.6 kernel made significant changes to threading support in the kernel.
> In 2.6 there's now a 1-to-1 mapping from kthreads to pthreads.
> On 2016-08-10 14:17, Greg KH wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 11:16:13PM +0530, Raul Piper wrote:
>>> Most of the books like Essential linux device drivers, Robert love kernel
>>> development,
>>> Linux device drivers by Rubini
>>> Most of the books are based on old kernels 2.2,2.6 etc
>>> I wanted to know hasnt the kernel evolved during these times and is it
>>> still
>>> good to design drivers based on that theory.Since device trees and
>>> possibly
>>> many other concepts would have evolved and  obviously the apis related to
>>> them
>>> like _of_ apis for device tree parsing.
>>> Please comment- which book to be read or followed?
>> The ideas should still be the same, but the details have changed.
>> If you don't like that, then just refer to the best documentation there
>> is, the source itself.  The kernel comes with TONS of built-in
>> documentation (make pdfdocs) and all of the source code which shows
>> exactly how things work together.
>> And it's free!
>> best of luck,
>> greg k-h

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