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From: Vegard Nossum <>
To: Jonathan Corbet <>,
Cc: Vegard Nossum <>
Subject: [PATCH] docs: path-lookup: fix HTML entity mojibake
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 13:45:27 +0200
Message-ID: <> (raw)

Two cases of "<" somehow turned into "&lt;". I noticed it on

I've verified that the HTML output is correct with this patch.

Signed-off-by: Vegard Nossum <>
 Documentation/filesystems/path-lookup.rst | 6 +++---
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/path-lookup.rst b/Documentation/filesystems/path-lookup.rst
index f46b05e9b96c8..1a8fae5036b34 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/path-lookup.rst
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/path-lookup.rst
@@ -76,10 +76,10 @@ tempting to consider that to have an empty final component.  In many
 ways that would lead to correct results, but not always.  In
 particular, ``mkdir()`` and ``rmdir()`` each create or remove a directory named
 by the final component, and they are required to work with pathnames
-ending in "``/``".  According to POSIX_
+ending in "``/``".  According to POSIX_:
-  A pathname that contains at least one non- &lt;slash> character and
-  that ends with one or more trailing &lt;slash> characters shall not
+  A pathname that contains at least one non-<slash> character and
+  that ends with one or more trailing <slash> characters shall not
   be resolved successfully unless the last pathname component before
   the trailing <slash> characters names an existing directory or a
   directory entry that is to be created for a directory immediately

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