[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] Include: Linux: rculist_nulls: Add docbook comment headers

Paul E. McKenney paulmck at kernel.org
Thu Dec 5 00:25:18 UTC 2019


On Wed, Dec 04, 2019 at 05:33:57PM +0530, madhuparnabhowmik04 at gmail.com wrote:
> From: Madhuparna Bhowmik <madhuparnabhowmik04 at gmail.com>
> 
> This patch adds docbook comment headers for hlist_nulls_first_rcu
> and hlist_nulls_next_rcu in rculist_nulls.h.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Madhuparna Bhowmik <madhuparnabhowmik04 at gmail.com>
> ---

Good to see, thank you!  A few grammar nits below -- could you please
update and re-send?

							Thanx, Paul

>  include/linux/rculist_nulls.h | 8 ++++++++
>  1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/include/linux/rculist_nulls.h b/include/linux/rculist_nulls.h
> index 517a06f36c7a..d796ef18ec52 100644
> --- a/include/linux/rculist_nulls.h
> +++ b/include/linux/rculist_nulls.h
> @@ -38,9 +38,17 @@ static inline void hlist_nulls_del_init_rcu(struct hlist_nulls_node *n)
>  	}
>  }
>  
> +/**
> + * hlist_nulls_first_rcu - returns the first element of the hash list.
> + * @head: the head for your list.

Could you please say something like "The head of the list."?
Just to keep point of view more consistent through the documentation.

> + */
>  #define hlist_nulls_first_rcu(head) \
>  	(*((struct hlist_nulls_node __rcu __force **)&(head)->first))
>  
> +/**
> + * hlist_nulls_next_rcu - returns the element of the list next to @node.

Here, could you please change "next to" to "after"?  This removes the
ambiguity where both the prior and the subsequent elements might be
thought of as "next to".

> + * @node: Element of the list.
> + */
>  #define hlist_nulls_next_rcu(node) \
>  	(*((struct hlist_nulls_node __rcu __force **)&(node)->next))
>  
> -- 
> 2.17.1
> 


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