[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: fix a link in contribution guide

Mcnamara, John john.mcnamara at intel.com
Fri Jan 6 16:40:19 CET 2017

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Yongseok Koh [mailto:yskoh at mellanox.com]
> Sent: Friday, January 6, 2017 1:23 AM
> To: Mcnamara, John <john.mcnamara at intel.com>
> Cc: dev at dpdk.org; Yongseok Koh <yskoh at mellanox.com>
> Subject: [PATCH] doc: fix a link in contribution guide
> A referenced document in the Linux Kernel has been moved to a sub-
> directory.

Hi Yongseok,

Thanks for that. It is interesting to see kernel community move to RST/Sphinx.

>  The DPDK development process is modelled (loosely) on the Linux Kernel
> development model so it is worth reading the  Linux kernel guide on
> submitting patches:
> -`How to Get Your Change Into the Linux Kernel 
> <http://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/SubmittingPatches>`_.
> +`How to Get Your Change Into the Linux Kernel
> <http://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/process/submitting-
> patches.rst>`_.

It would be better to use the Html rendered link here:


>  The rationale for many of the DPDK guidelines is explained in greater
> detail in the kernel guidelines.
> @@ -192,7 +192,7 @@ Here are some guidelines for the body of a commit
> message:
>        git commit --signoff # or -s
>    The purpose of the signoff is explained in the
> -  `Developer's Certificate of Origin
> <http://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/SubmittingPatches>`_
> +  `Developer's Certificate of Origin
> + <http://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rs
> + t>`_

And here:



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