[PATCH] ARM: mach-sa1100: fix incorrect kernel-doc comment syntax in file

Randy Dunlap rdunlap at infradead.org
Tue Mar 30 21:02:48 UTC 2021


On 3/30/21 1:44 PM, Aditya Srivastava wrote:
> The opening comment mark '/**' is used for highlighting the beginning of
> kernel-doc comments.
> The header for arch/arm/mach-sa1100/jornada720_ssp.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 these warnings from kernel-doc:
> "warning: Function parameter or member 'jornada_ssp_lock' not described in 'DEFINE_SPINLOCK'"
> "warning: expecting prototype for mac(). Prototype was for DEFINE_SPINLOCK() 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>

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

> ---
> * Applies perfectly on next-20210326
> 
>  arch/arm/mach-sa1100/jornada720_ssp.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/arm/mach-sa1100/jornada720_ssp.c b/arch/arm/mach-sa1100/jornada720_ssp.c
> index 1dbe98948ce3..148bcee3ee58 100644
> --- a/arch/arm/mach-sa1100/jornada720_ssp.c
> +++ b/arch/arm/mach-sa1100/jornada720_ssp.c
> @@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
>  // SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
> -/**
> +/*
>   *  arch/arm/mac-sa1100/jornada720_ssp.c
>   *
>   *  Copyright (C) 2006/2007 Kristoffer Ericson <Kristoffer.Ericson at gmail.com>
> 


-- 
~Randy



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