[lkml]   [2018]   [Jan]   [8]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [PATCH 02/18] Documentation: document nospec helpers
On Fri, 05 Jan 2018 17:10:03 -0800
Dan Williams <> wrote:

> Document the rationale and usage of the new nospec*() helpers.

I have just a couple of overall comments.

- It would be nice if the document were done in RST and placed in the
core-API manual, perhaps using kerneldoc comments for the macros
themselves. It's already 99.9% RST now, so the changes required would
be minimal.

- More importantly: is there any way at all to give guidance to
developers wondering *when* they should use these primitives? I think
it would be easy to create a situation where they don't get used where
they are really needed; meanwhile, there may well be a flood of
"helpful" patches adding them where they make no sense at all.



 \ /
  Last update: 2018-01-14 23:17    [W:0.392 / U:1.612 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site