On Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 1:32 AM, Jani Nikula <jani.nik...@linux.intel.com> wrote: >> + # miguel-style comment kludge, look for blank lines after >> + # @parameter line to signify start of description > > The "miguel-style" always intrigued me, but its origin predates git > history. Does anyone know?
It came with the original script in 2.3.52-pre1, somewhere around March 2000. (Historical footnote: there was no actual 2.3.52 ever released - it was supposed turn into 2.4, but there was a long line of 2.3.99-pre kernels before that then finally happened early 2001). But no, back then we didn't track things well enough to have an actual reason. And even with git, we probably wouldn't have had a reason since it came in the initial patch. You'd have to go search emails if you really care. That "around March 2000" would at least give you a starting point for searches. Linus -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-doc" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html