[PATCH] ipac: ipoctal: fix kernel-doc syntax and remove filename from file headers

Randy Dunlap rdunlap at infradead.org
Sat May 22 15:10:54 UTC 2021


On 5/22/21 5:19 AM, Aditya Srivastava wrote:
> The opening comment mark '/**' is used for highlighting the beginning of
> kernel-doc comments.
> The header for drivers/ipack/devices/ipoctal 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 on
> drivers/ipack/devices/ipoctal.h emits:
> warning: This comment starts with '/**', but isn't a kernel-doc comment. Refer Documentation/doc-guide/kernel-doc.rst
>  * ipoctal.h
> 
> Provide a simple fix by replacing this occurrence with general comment
> format, i.e. '/*', to prevent kernel-doc from parsing it.
> 
> Also remove the redundant file name from the comment headers.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Aditya Srivastava <yashsri421 at gmail.com>

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

Thanks.

> ---
>  drivers/ipack/devices/ipoctal.c | 4 +---
>  drivers/ipack/devices/ipoctal.h | 6 ++----
>  2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/ipack/devices/ipoctal.c b/drivers/ipack/devices/ipoctal.c
> index 3940714e4397..2a3a94f72dfb 100644
> --- a/drivers/ipack/devices/ipoctal.c
> +++ b/drivers/ipack/devices/ipoctal.c
> @@ -1,7 +1,5 @@
>  // SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
> -/**
> - * ipoctal.c
> - *
> +/*
>   * driver for the GE IP-OCTAL boards
>   *
>   * Copyright (C) 2009-2012 CERN (www.cern.ch)
> diff --git a/drivers/ipack/devices/ipoctal.h b/drivers/ipack/devices/ipoctal.h
> index 75f83ba774a4..773dc41bd667 100644
> --- a/drivers/ipack/devices/ipoctal.h
> +++ b/drivers/ipack/devices/ipoctal.h
> @@ -1,9 +1,7 @@
>  /* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only */
> -/**
> - * ipoctal.h
> - *
> +/*
>   * driver for the IPOCTAL boards
> -
> + *
>   * Copyright (C) 2009-2012 CERN (www.cern.ch)
>   * Author: Nicolas Serafini, EIC2 SA
>   * Author: Samuel Iglesias Gonsalvez <siglesias at igalia.com>
> 


-- 
~Randy



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