[PATCH] ipac: tpci200: fix kernel-doc syntax and remove filename from file header

Randy Dunlap rdunlap at infradead.org
Sat May 22 15:11:38 UTC 2021


On 5/22/21 5:40 AM, Aditya Srivastava wrote:
> The opening comment mark '/**' is used for highlighting the beginning of
> kernel-doc comments.
> The header for drivers/ipack/carriers/tpci200 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/carriers/tpci200.c emits:
> warning: This comment starts with '/**', but isn't a kernel-doc comment. Refer Documentation/doc-guide/kernel-doc.rst
>  * tpci200.c
> 
> 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/carriers/tpci200.c | 4 +---
>  drivers/ipack/carriers/tpci200.h | 4 +---
>  2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/ipack/carriers/tpci200.c b/drivers/ipack/carriers/tpci200.c
> index ec71063fff76..a867906777bd 100644
> --- a/drivers/ipack/carriers/tpci200.c
> +++ b/drivers/ipack/carriers/tpci200.c
> @@ -1,7 +1,5 @@
>  // SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
> -/**
> - * tpci200.c
> - *
> +/*
>   * driver for the TEWS TPCI-200 device
>   *
>   * Copyright (C) 2009-2012 CERN (www.cern.ch)
> diff --git a/drivers/ipack/carriers/tpci200.h b/drivers/ipack/carriers/tpci200.h
> index 2619f827e33f..e79ac64abcff 100644
> --- a/drivers/ipack/carriers/tpci200.h
> +++ b/drivers/ipack/carriers/tpci200.h
> @@ -1,7 +1,5 @@
>  /* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only */
> -/**
> - * tpci200.h
> - *
> +/*
>   * driver for the carrier TEWS TPCI-200
>   *
>   * Copyright (C) 2009-2012 CERN (www.cern.ch)
> 


-- 
~Randy



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