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authorWill Deacon <>2018-11-19 11:02:45 +0000
committerJonathan Corbet <>2018-11-20 09:30:43 -0700
commit806654a9667c6f60a65f1a4a4406082b5de51233 (patch)
tree08b92f004840fb39bd563db58d0fb8bd5c6cc95a /Documentation/arm
parent48c465d23d5ce55a84062e556e07a8a663349536 (diff)
Documentation: Use "while" instead of "whilst"
Whilst making an unrelated change to some Documentation, Linus sayeth: | Afaik, even in Britain, "whilst" is unusual and considered more | formal, and "while" is the common word. | | [...] | | Can we just admit that we work with computers, and we don't need to | use ├że eald Englisc spelling of words that most of the world never | uses? refers to the word as "Chiefly British", which is probably an undesirable attribute for technical documentation. Replace all occurrences under Documentation/ with "while". Cc: David Howells <> Cc: Liam Girdwood <> Cc: Chris Wilson <> Cc: Michael Halcrow <> Cc: Jonathan Corbet <> Reported-by: Linus Torvalds <> Signed-off-by: Will Deacon <> Signed-off-by: Jonathan Corbet <>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/arm')
4 files changed, 4 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/arm/Booting b/Documentation/arm/Booting
index 259f00af3ab3..f1f965ce93d6 100644
--- a/Documentation/arm/Booting
+++ b/Documentation/arm/Booting
@@ -126,7 +126,7 @@ tagged list.
The boot loader must pass at a minimum the size and location of the
system memory, and the root filesystem location. The dtb must be
placed in a region of memory where the kernel decompressor will not
-overwrite it, whilst remaining within the region which will be covered
+overwrite it, while remaining within the region which will be covered
by the kernel's low-memory mapping.
A safe location is just above the 128MiB boundary from start of RAM.
diff --git a/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/GPIO.txt b/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/GPIO.txt
index 0ebd7e2244d0..e8f918b96123 100644
--- a/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/GPIO.txt
+++ b/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/GPIO.txt
@@ -55,7 +55,7 @@ out s3c2410 API, then here are some notes on the process.
as they have the same arguments, and can either take the pin specific
values, or the more generic special-function-number arguments.
-3) s3c2410_gpio_pullup() changes have the problem that whilst the
+3) s3c2410_gpio_pullup() changes have the problem that while the
s3c2410_gpio_pullup(x, 1) can be easily translated to the
s3c_gpio_setpull(x, S3C_GPIO_PULL_NONE), the s3c2410_gpio_pullup(x, 0)
are not so easy.
diff --git a/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/Overview.txt b/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/Overview.txt
index 359587b2367b..00d3c3141e21 100644
--- a/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/Overview.txt
+++ b/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/Overview.txt
@@ -17,7 +17,7 @@ Introduction
The S3C2416 and S3C2450 devices are very similar and S3C2450 support is
- included under the arch/arm/mach-s3c2416 directory. Note, whilst core
+ included under the arch/arm/mach-s3c2416 directory. Note, while core
support for these SoCs is in, work on some of the extra peripherals
and extra interrupts is still ongoing.
diff --git a/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/Suspend.txt b/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/Suspend.txt
index 1ca63b3e5635..cb4f0c0cdf9d 100644
--- a/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/Suspend.txt
+++ b/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/Suspend.txt
@@ -87,7 +87,7 @@ Debugging
suspending, which means that use of printascii() or similar direct
access to the UARTs will cause the debug to stop.
- 2) Whilst the pm code itself will attempt to re-enable the UART clocks,
+ 2) While the pm code itself will attempt to re-enable the UART clocks,
care should be taken that any external clock sources that the UARTs
rely on are still enabled at that point.