[PATCH] lib: fix incorrect kernel-doc comment syntax in file

Randy Dunlap rdunlap at infradead.org
Mon Mar 29 17:07:11 UTC 2021


On 3/29/21 5:10 AM, Aditya Srivastava wrote:
> The opening comment mark '/**' is used for highlighting the beginning of
> kernel-doc comments.
> There are certain files in lib and lib/zstd, 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 lib/zstd/compress.c at
> header causes these warnings by kernel-doc:
> "warning: cannot understand function prototype: 'const U32 g_searchStrength = 8;  '"
> 
> 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>

Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap at infradead.org>

Thanks.

> ---
> * Applies perfectly on next-20210326
> 
>  lib/win_minmax.c         | 2 +-
>  lib/zstd/compress.c      | 2 +-
>  lib/zstd/decompress.c    | 2 +-
>  lib/zstd/error_private.h | 2 +-
>  lib/zstd/mem.h           | 2 +-
>  lib/zstd/zstd_common.c   | 2 +-
>  lib/zstd/zstd_internal.h | 2 +-
>  lib/zstd/zstd_opt.h      | 2 +-
>  8 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/lib/win_minmax.c b/lib/win_minmax.c
> index 6bdc1cd15f76..ec10506834b6 100644
> --- a/lib/win_minmax.c
> +++ b/lib/win_minmax.c
> @@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
>  // SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> -/**
> +/*
>   * lib/minmax.c: windowed min/max tracker
>   *
>   * Kathleen Nichols' algorithm for tracking the minimum (or maximum)
> diff --git a/lib/zstd/compress.c b/lib/zstd/compress.c
> index b080264ed3ad..42604785c4f2 100644
> --- a/lib/zstd/compress.c
> +++ b/lib/zstd/compress.c
> @@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
> -/**
> +/*
>   * Copyright (c) 2016-present, Yann Collet, Facebook, Inc.
>   * All rights reserved.
>   *
> diff --git a/lib/zstd/decompress.c b/lib/zstd/decompress.c
> index 66cd487a326a..b28f10f21a6c 100644
> --- a/lib/zstd/decompress.c
> +++ b/lib/zstd/decompress.c
> @@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
> -/**
> +/*
>   * Copyright (c) 2016-present, Yann Collet, Facebook, Inc.
>   * All rights reserved.
>   *
> diff --git a/lib/zstd/error_private.h b/lib/zstd/error_private.h
> index 1a60b31f706c..f7dfa4a18f27 100644
> --- a/lib/zstd/error_private.h
> +++ b/lib/zstd/error_private.h
> @@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
> -/**
> +/*
>   * Copyright (c) 2016-present, Yann Collet, Facebook, Inc.
>   * All rights reserved.
>   *
> diff --git a/lib/zstd/mem.h b/lib/zstd/mem.h
> index 93d7a2c377fe..97d92eb431a5 100644
> --- a/lib/zstd/mem.h
> +++ b/lib/zstd/mem.h
> @@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
> -/**
> +/*
>   * Copyright (c) 2016-present, Yann Collet, Facebook, Inc.
>   * All rights reserved.
>   *
> diff --git a/lib/zstd/zstd_common.c b/lib/zstd/zstd_common.c
> index a282624ee155..ebf848c1f348 100644
> --- a/lib/zstd/zstd_common.c
> +++ b/lib/zstd/zstd_common.c
> @@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
> -/**
> +/*
>   * Copyright (c) 2016-present, Yann Collet, Facebook, Inc.
>   * All rights reserved.
>   *
> diff --git a/lib/zstd/zstd_internal.h b/lib/zstd/zstd_internal.h
> index dac753397f86..5f02411bded1 100644
> --- a/lib/zstd/zstd_internal.h
> +++ b/lib/zstd/zstd_internal.h
> @@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
> -/**
> +/*
>   * Copyright (c) 2016-present, Yann Collet, Facebook, Inc.
>   * All rights reserved.
>   *
> diff --git a/lib/zstd/zstd_opt.h b/lib/zstd/zstd_opt.h
> index 55e1b4cba808..b4a02b9f76d8 100644
> --- a/lib/zstd/zstd_opt.h
> +++ b/lib/zstd/zstd_opt.h
> @@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
> -/**
> +/*
>   * Copyright (c) 2016-present, Przemyslaw Skibinski, Yann Collet, Facebook, Inc.
>   * All rights reserved.
>   *
> 


-- 
~Randy



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