[Linux-kernel-mentees] Fwd: [PATCH] fs: direct-io: Fixed a Documentation build warn

Madhuparna Bhowmik madhuparnabhowmik04 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 23 21:03:25 UTC 2019

Fixed Excess function parameters warning.
warning: Excess function parameter 'offset' description in
Removed the description of the local variable offset from the
description for arguments of a function and added it with the
declaration of the variable.

Signed-off-by: Madhuparna Bhowmik <madhuparnabhowmik04 at gmail.com>
 fs/direct-io.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/fs/direct-io.c b/fs/direct-io.c
index ae196784f487..a9cb770f0bc1 100644
--- a/fs/direct-io.c
+++ b/fs/direct-io.c
@@ -243,7 +243,6 @@ void dio_warn_stale_pagecache(struct file *filp)

  * dio_complete() - called when all DIO BIO I/O has been completed
- * @offset: the byte offset in the file of the completed operation
  * This drops i_dio_count, lets interested parties know that a DIO
  * has completed, and calculates the resulting return code for the
@@ -255,6 +254,7 @@ void dio_warn_stale_pagecache(struct file *filp)
 static ssize_t dio_complete(struct dio *dio, ssize_t ret, unsigned int
+       /* offset: the byte offset in the file of the completed operation */
        loff_t offset = dio->iocb->ki_pos;
        ssize_t transferred = 0;
        int err;

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