[RFC] scripts: kernel-doc: fix attribute capture in function parsing

Matthew Wilcox willy at infradead.org
Fri Mar 5 18:43:22 UTC 2021


On Fri, Mar 05, 2021 at 11:50:00PM +0530, Aditya Srivastava wrote:
> Provide a simple fix by adding "__attribute_const__" in the corresponding
> regex expression.
> 
> A quick evaluation by running 'kernel-doc -none' on kernel-tree reveals
> that no additional warning or error has been added or removed by the fix.

I'm no perlmonger, but why isn't this simply:

+++ b/scripts/kernel-doc
@@ -1753,6 +1753,7 @@ sub dump_function($$) {
     $prototype =~ s/^__inline +//;
     $prototype =~ s/^__always_inline +//;
     $prototype =~ s/^noinline +//;
+    $prototype =~ s/__attribute_const__ +//;
     $prototype =~ s/__init +//;
     $prototype =~ s/__init_or_module +//;
     $prototype =~ s/__meminit +//;

(completely untested)

> +++ b/scripts/kernel-doc
> @@ -1753,6 +1753,7 @@ sub dump_function($$) {
>      my $prototype = shift;
>      my $file = shift;
>      my $noret = 0;
> +    my $attribute_const = qr{__attribute_const__};
>  
>      print_lineno($new_start_line);
>  
> @@ -1808,7 +1809,7 @@ sub dump_function($$) {
>  	$prototype =~ m/^(\w+)\s+([a-zA-Z0-9_~:]+)\s*\(([^\(]*)\)/ ||
>  	$prototype =~ m/^(\w+\s*\*+)\s*([a-zA-Z0-9_~:]+)\s*\(([^\(]*)\)/ ||
>  	$prototype =~ m/^(\w+\s+\w+)\s+([a-zA-Z0-9_~:]+)\s*\(([^\(]*)\)/ ||
> -	$prototype =~ m/^(\w+\s+\w+\s*\*+)\s*([a-zA-Z0-9_~:]+)\s*\(([^\(]*)\)/ ||
> +	$prototype =~ m/^(\w+\s+\w+\s*\*+$attribute_const?)\s*([a-zA-Z0-9_~:]+)\s*\(([^\(]*)\)/ ||
>  	$prototype =~ m/^(\w+\s+\w+\s+\w+)\s+([a-zA-Z0-9_~:]+)\s*\(([^\(]*)\)/ ||
>  	$prototype =~ m/^(\w+\s+\w+\s+\w+\s*\*+)\s*([a-zA-Z0-9_~:]+)\s*\(([^\(]*)\)/ ||
>  	$prototype =~ m/^()([a-zA-Z0-9_~:]+)\s*\(([^\{]*)\)/ ||


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