[PATCH] usb: dwc3: st: fix incorrect kernel-doc comment syntax in file

Aditya Srivastava yashsri421 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 29 13:20:14 UTC 2021


The opening comment mark '/**' is used for highlighting the beginning of
kernel-doc comments.
The header for drivers/usb/dwc3/dwc3-st.c follows this syntax, but the
content inside does not comply with kernel-doc.

This line was probably not meant for kernel-doc parsing, but is parsed
due to the presence of kernel-doc like comment syntax(i.e, '/**'), which
causes unexpected warning from kernel-doc:
"warning: expecting prototype for dwc3(). Prototype was for CLKRST_CTRL() instead"

Provide a simple fix by replacing this occurrence 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-20210326

 drivers/usb/dwc3/dwc3-st.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/usb/dwc3/dwc3-st.c b/drivers/usb/dwc3/dwc3-st.c
index b06b7092b1a2..166b5bde45cb 100644
--- a/drivers/usb/dwc3/dwc3-st.c
+++ b/drivers/usb/dwc3/dwc3-st.c
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 // SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0+
-/**
+/*
  * dwc3-st.c Support for dwc3 platform devices on ST Microelectronics platforms
  *
  * This is a small driver for the dwc3 to provide the glue logic
-- 
2.17.1



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