[PATCH] crypto: vmx: fix incorrect kernel-doc comment syntax in files

Aditya Srivastava yashsri421 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 20 20:28:06 UTC 2021


On 21/3/21 1:50 am, Aditya Srivastava wrote:
> The opening comment mark '/**' is used for highlighting the beginning of
> kernel-doc comments.
> There are certain files in drivers/crypto/vmx, which follow this syntax,
> but the content inside does not comply with kernel-doc.
> Such lines were probably not meant for kernel-doc parsing, but are parsed
> due to the presence of kernel-doc like comment syntax(i.e, '/**'), which
> causes unexpected warnings from kernel-doc.
> 
> E.g., presence of kernel-doc like comment in the header line for
> drivers/crypto/vmx/vmx.c causes this warning by kernel-doc:
> 
> "warning: expecting prototype for Routines supporting VMX instructions on the Power 8(). Prototype was for p8_init() instead"
> 
> Similarly for other files too.
> 
> 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>
> ---
> * Applies perfectly on next-20210319
> 
>  drivers/crypto/vmx/aes.c     | 2 +-
>  drivers/crypto/vmx/aes_cbc.c | 2 +-
>  drivers/crypto/vmx/aes_ctr.c | 2 +-
>  drivers/crypto/vmx/aes_xts.c | 2 +-
>  drivers/crypto/vmx/ghash.c   | 2 +-
>  drivers/crypto/vmx/vmx.c     | 2 +-
>  6 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/crypto/vmx/aes.c b/drivers/crypto/vmx/aes.c
> index d05c02baebcf..ec06189fbf99 100644
> --- a/drivers/crypto/vmx/aes.c
> +++ b/drivers/crypto/vmx/aes.c
> @@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
>  // SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
> -/**
> +/*
>   * AES routines supporting VMX instructions on the Power 8
>   *
>   * Copyright (C) 2015 International Business Machines Inc.
> diff --git a/drivers/crypto/vmx/aes_cbc.c b/drivers/crypto/vmx/aes_cbc.c
> index d88084447f1c..ed0debc7acb5 100644
> --- a/drivers/crypto/vmx/aes_cbc.c
> +++ b/drivers/crypto/vmx/aes_cbc.c
> @@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
>  // SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
> -/**
> +/*
>   * AES CBC routines supporting VMX instructions on the Power 8
>   *
>   * Copyright (C) 2015 International Business Machines Inc.
> diff --git a/drivers/crypto/vmx/aes_ctr.c b/drivers/crypto/vmx/aes_ctr.c
> index 79ba062ee1c1..9a3da8cd62f3 100644
> --- a/drivers/crypto/vmx/aes_ctr.c
> +++ b/drivers/crypto/vmx/aes_ctr.c
> @@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
>  // SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
> -/**
> +/*
>   * AES CTR routines supporting VMX instructions on the Power 8
>   *
>   * Copyright (C) 2015 International Business Machines Inc.
> diff --git a/drivers/crypto/vmx/aes_xts.c b/drivers/crypto/vmx/aes_xts.c
> index 9fee1b1532a4..dabbccb41550 100644
> --- a/drivers/crypto/vmx/aes_xts.c
> +++ b/drivers/crypto/vmx/aes_xts.c
> @@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
>  // SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
> -/**
> +/*
>   * AES XTS routines supporting VMX In-core instructions on Power 8
>   *
>   * Copyright (C) 2015 International Business Machines Inc.
> diff --git a/drivers/crypto/vmx/ghash.c b/drivers/crypto/vmx/ghash.c
> index 14807ac2e3b9..5bc5710a6de0 100644
> --- a/drivers/crypto/vmx/ghash.c
> +++ b/drivers/crypto/vmx/ghash.c
> @@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
>  // SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> -/**
> +/*
>   * GHASH routines supporting VMX instructions on the Power 8
>   *
>   * Copyright (C) 2015, 2019 International Business Machines Inc.
> diff --git a/drivers/crypto/vmx/vmx.c b/drivers/crypto/vmx/vmx.c
> index a40d08e75fc0..7eb713cc87c8 100644
> --- a/drivers/crypto/vmx/vmx.c
> +++ b/drivers/crypto/vmx/vmx.c
> @@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
>  // SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
> -/**
> +/*
>   * Routines supporting VMX instructions on the Power 8
>   *
>   * Copyright (C) 2015 International Business Machines Inc.
> 

Please excuse this mail. My --cc-cmd did not work as expected, as a
result the mail wasn't sent to everyone.
I resent the patch with everyone Cc'd.

Thanks
Aditya


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