[RFC] scripts: kernel-doc: avoid warnings due to initial commented lines in file

Aditya yashsri421 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 20 06:53:25 UTC 2021

On 18/3/21 11:48 pm, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
> Lukas Bulwahn <lukas.bulwahn at gmail.com> writes:
>> Yeah, and as this line-counting is really just a poor man's
>> heuristics, we might just be better to really turn this heuristics
>> into a dedicated cleanup warning script, then we can check for more
>> indicators, such as "does it contain the word Copyright" somewhere in
>> the kernel-doc comment, which tells us even more that this is not a
>> kernel-doc as we would expect it.
> I really don't think we need that kind of heuristic.  The format of
> kerneldoc comments is fairly rigid; it shouldn't be too hard to pick out
> the /** comments that don't fit that format, right?  Am I missing
> something there?
> Thanks,
> jon

Thanks for the inputs Lukas and Jonathan. I shall try to come up with


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