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

Aditya Srivastava yashsri421 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 20 12:45:22 UTC 2021


On 20/3/21 12:23 pm, Aditya wrote:
> 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
>>

Hi Lukas and Jon!
I have a question, should I clean up the files with '/**' like
comments in only header lines? Or as we are planning for making it
generic, for other lines as well?

Thanks
Aditya


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