Michael Kerrisk


Michael Kerrisk

Linux man-pages project


Michael Kerrisk is the author of The Linux Programming Interface, a widely acclaimed book on Linux (and UNIX) system programming. His primary involvement with Linux is in testing, design review, and documentation of kernel-user-space interfaces. After 12 years, 16k commits, 173 releases, and over 370 manual pages written or cowritten, he is still the maintainer of the Linux man-pages project. Michael is a New Zealander, living in Munich, Germany.

Proposals for this user

* Man-pages: discovery, feedback loops, and the perfect kernel commit message

How do we discover API changes, test and document them, and make sure they are publicized to everyone, including end users, as far in advance, and as widely, as possible? (slides)
Refereed Presentations Track 08/29/2016
Michael Kerrisk