[PATCH] ALSA: asihpi: fix comment syntax in file headers

Randy Dunlap rdunlap at infradead.org
Wed Mar 17 20:39:21 UTC 2021


On 3/17/21 1:21 PM, Aditya Srivastava wrote:
> The opening comment mark '/**' is used for highlighting the beginning of
> kernel-doc comments.
> There are files in sound/pci/asihpi 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 sound/pci/asihpi/hpidspcd.h
> causes this warning:
> "warning: Cannot understand
>  on line 4 - I thought it was a doc line"
> 
> Provide a simple fix by replacing the kernel-doc like comment syntax with
> general format, i.e. "/*", to prevent kernel-doc from parsing it.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Aditya Srivastava <yashsri421 at gmail.com>

Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap at infradead.org>

Thanks.

> ---
> * Applies perfectly on next-20210312
> 
>  sound/pci/asihpi/hpicmn.h   | 2 +-
>  sound/pci/asihpi/hpidspcd.h | 2 +-
>  2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/sound/pci/asihpi/hpicmn.h b/sound/pci/asihpi/hpicmn.h
> index de3bedd29d94..8ec656cf8848 100644
> --- a/sound/pci/asihpi/hpicmn.h
> +++ b/sound/pci/asihpi/hpicmn.h
> @@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
>  /* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only */
> -/**
> +/*
>  
>      AudioScience HPI driver
>      Copyright (C) 1997-2014  AudioScience Inc. <support at audioscience.com>
> diff --git a/sound/pci/asihpi/hpidspcd.h b/sound/pci/asihpi/hpidspcd.h
> index a01e8c6092bd..9f1468ed7096 100644
> --- a/sound/pci/asihpi/hpidspcd.h
> +++ b/sound/pci/asihpi/hpidspcd.h
> @@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
>  /* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only */
>  /***********************************************************************/
> -/**
> +/*
>  
>      AudioScience HPI driver
>      Copyright (C) 1997-2011  AudioScience Inc. <support at audioscience.com>
> 


-- 
~Randy



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