[PATCH] x86/platform/intel/quark: fix incorrect kernel-doc comment syntax in files

Aditya Srivastava yashsri421 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 30 21:30:22 UTC 2021


The opening comment mark '/**' is used for highlighting the beginning of
kernel-doc comments.
There are certain files in arch/x86/platform/intel-quark, 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/platform/intel-quark/imr.c causes these warnings:
"warning: Function parameter or member 'fmt' not described in 'pr_fmt'"
"warning: expecting prototype for c(). Prototype was for pr_fmt() instead"

Similarly for arch/x86/platform/intel-quark/imr_selftest.c 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/platform/intel-quark/imr.c          | 2 +-
 arch/x86/platform/intel-quark/imr_selftest.c | 2 +-
 2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/platform/intel-quark/imr.c b/arch/x86/platform/intel-quark/imr.c
index 122e0f37b1f5..d3d456925b2a 100644
--- a/arch/x86/platform/intel-quark/imr.c
+++ b/arch/x86/platform/intel-quark/imr.c
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 // SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
-/**
+/*
  * imr.c -- Intel Isolated Memory Region driver
  *
  * Copyright(c) 2013 Intel Corporation.
diff --git a/arch/x86/platform/intel-quark/imr_selftest.c b/arch/x86/platform/intel-quark/imr_selftest.c
index 570e3062faac..761f3689f60a 100644
--- a/arch/x86/platform/intel-quark/imr_selftest.c
+++ b/arch/x86/platform/intel-quark/imr_selftest.c
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 // SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
-/**
+/*
  * imr_selftest.c -- Intel Isolated Memory Region self-test driver
  *
  * Copyright(c) 2013 Intel Corporation.
-- 
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