[PATCH] win_minmax: fix kernel-doc syntax in file header

Aditya Srivastava yashsri421 at gmail.com
Tue May 18 18:03:52 UTC 2021


The opening comment mark '/**' is used for highlighting the beginning of
kernel-doc comments.
The header for include/linux/win_minmax.h 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 c(). Prototype was for MINMAX_H() 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-20210514

 include/linux/win_minmax.h | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/win_minmax.h b/include/linux/win_minmax.h
index 4ca2842d2842..54bd6f133fa6 100644
--- a/include/linux/win_minmax.h
+++ b/include/linux/win_minmax.h
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0 */
-/**
+/*
  * lib/minmax.c: windowed min/max tracker by Kathleen Nichols.
  *
  */
-- 
2.17.1



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