[PATCH] x86/sgx: fix incorrect kernel-doc comment syntax in files

Aditya Srivastava yashsri421 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 30 21:18:13 UTC 2021


The opening comment mark '/**' is used for highlighting the beginning of
kernel-doc comments.
There are certain files in arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx, 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 lines for
arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/encl.h causes this warning:
"warning: expecting prototype for 2016(). Prototype was for _X86_ENCL_H() instead"

Similarly for arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/arch.h too.

Provide a simple fix by replacing these 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-20210326

 arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/arch.h | 2 +-
 arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/encl.h | 2 +-
 2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/arch.h b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/arch.h
index 26315bea1cb4..70b84bbdaa1d 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/arch.h
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/arch.h
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0 */
-/**
+/*
  * Copyright(c) 2016-20 Intel Corporation.
  *
  * Contains data structures defined by the SGX architecture.  Data structures
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/encl.h b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/encl.h
index d8d30ccbef4c..76b9bc1c5c30 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/encl.h
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/encl.h
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0 */
-/**
+/*
  * Copyright(c) 2016-20 Intel Corporation.
  *
  * Contains the software defined data structures for enclaves.
-- 
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