[PATCH] Phonet: fix kernel-doc syntax in file headers

Randy Dunlap rdunlap at infradead.org
Thu May 20 18:30:31 UTC 2021


On 5/20/21 11:21 AM, Aditya Srivastava wrote:
> The opening comment mark '/**' is used for highlighting the beginning of
> kernel-doc comments.
> The header for include/*/linux/phonet.h files 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.
> For e.g., running scripts/kernel-doc -none include/linux/phonet.h emits:
> warning: This comment starts with '/**', but isn't a kernel-doc comment. Refer Documentation/doc-guide/kernel-doc.rst
>  * file phonet.h
> 
> 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>

Hi,
This all looks good, but it would be even better to remove
the file names. We tend to prefer not to have filenames in their files
because they get moved or renamed -- and because it's redundant info.

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

Thanks.

> ---
>  include/linux/phonet.h      | 2 +-
>  include/uapi/linux/phonet.h | 2 +-
>  2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/include/linux/phonet.h b/include/linux/phonet.h
> index bc7d1e529efc..09ecb1f94c5e 100644
> --- a/include/linux/phonet.h
> +++ b/include/linux/phonet.h
> @@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
>  /* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only */
> -/**
> +/*
>   * file phonet.h
>   *
>   * Phonet sockets kernel interface
> diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/phonet.h b/include/uapi/linux/phonet.h
> index a2f6b37a5937..6b873c460994 100644
> --- a/include/uapi/linux/phonet.h
> +++ b/include/uapi/linux/phonet.h
> @@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
>  /* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0 WITH Linux-syscall-note */
> -/**
> +/*
>   * file phonet.h
>   *
>   * Phonet sockets kernel interface
> 


-- 
~Randy



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