Commit 1caf1f0f authored by Paul Jackson's avatar Paul Jackson Committed by Linus Torvalds
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[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: default avatarPaul Jackson <>
Cc: "Michael Kerrisk" <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent faf1668c
......@@ -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.
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