[PATCH] block: fix comment syntax in file headers

Randy Dunlap rdunlap at infradead.org
Wed Mar 17 21:25:26 UTC 2021


On 3/17/21 1:52 PM, Aditya Srivastava wrote:
> The opening comment mark '/**' is used for highlighting the beginning of
> kernel-doc comments.
> There are files in block/partitions/ 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 block/partitions/ldm.h
> causes this warning:
> "warning: expecting prototype for ldm(). Prototype was for _FS_PT_LDM_H_() instead"
> 
> Provide a simple fix by replacing such occurrences with general comment
> 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
> 
>  block/partitions/ldm.c | 2 +-
>  block/partitions/ldm.h | 2 +-
>  2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/block/partitions/ldm.c b/block/partitions/ldm.c
> index d333786b5c7e..14b124cdacfc 100644
> --- a/block/partitions/ldm.c
> +++ b/block/partitions/ldm.c
> @@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
>  // SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-or-later
> -/**
> +/*
>   * ldm - Support for Windows Logical Disk Manager (Dynamic Disks)
>   *
>   * Copyright (C) 2001,2002 Richard Russon <ldm at flatcap.org>
> diff --git a/block/partitions/ldm.h b/block/partitions/ldm.h
> index d8d6beaa72c4..ffdecf1c6bb3 100644
> --- a/block/partitions/ldm.h
> +++ b/block/partitions/ldm.h
> @@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
>  // SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-or-later
> -/**
> +/*
>   * ldm - Part of the Linux-NTFS project.
>   *
>   * Copyright (C) 2001,2002 Richard Russon <ldm at flatcap.org>
> 


-- 
~Randy



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