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SubjectRe: [PATCH] docs: admin-guide/sysctl: escape % symbols
On Fri, 24 Jun 2022 13:09:25 -0600, Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net> wrote:
> Stephen Kitt <steve@sk2.org> writes:
> > % symbols need to be escaped to render correctly here, do so.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Stephen Kitt <steve@sk2.org>
> > ---
> > Documentation/admin-guide/sysctl/kernel.rst | 4 ++--
> > 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/sysctl/kernel.rst
> > b/Documentation/admin-guide/sysctl/kernel.rst index
> > ddccd1077462..079a51ed88a9 100644 ---
> > a/Documentation/admin-guide/sysctl/kernel.rst +++
> > b/Documentation/admin-guide/sysctl/kernel.rst @@ -38,8 +38,8 @@ acct
> >
> > If BSD-style process accounting is enabled these values control
> > its behaviour. If free space on filesystem where the log lives
> > -goes below ``lowwater``% accounting suspends. If free space gets
> > -above ``highwater``% accounting resumes. ``frequency`` determines
> > +goes below ``lowwater``\% accounting suspends. If free space gets
> > +above ``highwater``\% accounting resumes. ``frequency`` determines
> > how often do we check the amount of free space (value is in
> > seconds). Default:
>
> Interesting...I had to go digging into why this is, because "%" isn't
> really special for RST. The real problem is that ``literal`` markup
> needs to have word separators around it, and the recommended solution is
> to use "\ " instead.
>
> So I'll apply this, but tweak the changelog and add the extra spaces.

Ah yes, thanks for looking into this!

Regards,

Stephen
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