[PATCH 00/10] rsi: fix comment syntax in file headers

Aditya yashsri421 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 15 17:28:32 UTC 2021

On 15/3/21 2:11 pm, Kalle Valo wrote:
> Lukas Bulwahn <lukas.bulwahn at gmail.com> writes:
>> On Sun, Mar 14, 2021 at 9:18 PM Aditya Srivastava <yashsri421 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> The opening comment mark '/**' is used for highlighting the beginning of
>>> kernel-doc comments.
>>> There are files in drivers/net/wireless/rsi which follow this syntax in
>>> their file headers, i.e. start with '/**' like comments, which causes
>>> unexpected warnings from kernel-doc.
>>> E.g., running scripts/kernel-doc -none on drivers/net/wireless/rsi/rsi_coex.h
>>> causes this warning:
>>> "warning: wrong kernel-doc identifier on line:
>>>  * Copyright (c) 2018 Redpine Signals Inc."
>>> Similarly for other files too.
>>> Provide a simple fix by replacing the kernel-doc like comment syntax with
>>> general format, i.e. "/*", to prevent kernel-doc from parsing it.
>> Aditya, thanks for starting to clean up the repository following your
>> investigation on kernel-doc warnings.
>> The changes to all those files look sound.
>> However I think these ten patches are really just _one change_, and
>> hence, all can be put into a single commit.
> I agree, this is one logical change to a single driver so one patch will
> suffice. I think for cleanup changes like this one patch per driver is a
> good approach.

Thanks for the feedback Lukas and Kalle. I will be sending the
modified v2.


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