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Subject[PATCH v2 18/39] docs: ABI: README: specify that files should be ReST compatible
As we plan to remove the escaping code from the scripts/,
specify at the ABI README file that the content of the file should
be ReST compatible.

Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <>
Documentation/ABI/README | 10 +++++++++-
1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/README b/Documentation/ABI/README
index 3121029dce21..8bac9cb09a6d 100644
--- a/Documentation/ABI/README
+++ b/Documentation/ABI/README
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ The different levels of stability are:
layout of the files below for details on how to do this.)

- This directory documents interfaces that are still remaining in
+ This directory documents interfaces that are still remaining in
the kernel, but are marked to be removed at some later point in
time. The description of the interface will document the reason
why it is obsolete and when it can be expected to be removed.
@@ -58,6 +58,14 @@ Users: All users of this interface who wish to be notified when
be changed further.

+ The fields should be use a simple notation, compatible with ReST markup.
+ Also, the file **should not** have a top-level index, like::
+ ===
+ foo
+ ===
How things move between levels:

Interfaces in stable may move to obsolete, as long as the proper
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